Articles tagged with "insurance"
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$6 billion for farm disaster aid but not a penny for cannabis farmers. WTF?Marissa Wenzke - Published on June 14, 2022Read more
Biden’s new $6 billion program bails out everyone except state-licensed weed producers.
Federal Bill Would Expand Insurance Coverage to Cannabis IndustryBen Adlin - Published on July 23, 2019Read more
Wildfire season is coming. A newly introduced bill in Congress aims to limit cost of fires and other disasters by expanding insurance coverage to the cannabis industry.
Board Wrong to Deny Workers’ Comp for Cannabis, NH Supreme Court SaysThe Associated Press - Published on March 8, 2019Read more
The New Hampshire Supreme Court ruled a labor appeals board was wrong to determine that workers’ compensation insurance can’t reimburse an employee for medical marijuana.
Wildfire Torches Grower’s Home, 1,200-Pound Cannabis Harvest in CaliforniaKate B. Maxwell - Published on September 12, 2018Read more
Amid the worst wildfires in state history, Emerald Triangle growers are replanting or doubling down.
California Marijuana and Wildfire: Here’s the LatestDavid Downs - Published on August 8, 2018Read more
More than 600,000 acres of the Golden State scorched. Cultivation heartlands under smoky siege.
Nova Scotia Appeals Court Delivers a Blow to Medical CannabisRandi Druzin - Published on April 23, 2018Read more
Last year, the Nova Scotia Human Rights Board found the denial of coverage for medical marijuana amounted to discrimination. This month, the Nova Scotia Court of Appeals disagreed.
California Unveils Temporary Licenses to Allow Early 2018 Retail SalesBen Adlin - Published on September 21, 2017Read more
With the launch of the adult-use market just 101 days away, regulators will issue temporary licenses aimed at ensuring a smooth start.
Maine Insurer Says It Shouldn’t Have to Pay for Medical MarijuanaThe Associated Press - Published on September 14, 2017Read more
The Maine supreme court is wading into the issue of medical marijuana and workers’ compensation.
California Asks Major Insurance Carriers to Cover Cannabis IndustryGage Peake - Published on June 2, 2017Read more
Despite legalization, large insurance carriers have generally stayed away from the industry. California wants to change that.
New Jersey Man (Kind of) Wins Medical Marijuana Insurance CoverageJay Lassiter - Published on April 7, 2017Read more
It’s workers comp, not health insurance. But the court victory may be a sign of things to come.