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Medical Marijuana Patients Admit Driving While Under Influence

More than half of people who take medical cannabis for chronic pain say they’ve driven under the influence of cannabis within two hours of using it, at least once in the last six months, according to a new study. One …

PLUS Experts: One of the Biggest Gaps in Cyber is Explaining it to Customers

What’s one of the biggest gaps in cyber? Good communication between the insurance industry and customers, who are in need of more than just products to help protect them from risks in the rapidly changing digital world. That was the …

$1.99 Cannabis Training Courses for Insurance Professionals

MyCEcourse Launches New Express Training Courses for An Evolving Cannabis Industry Rancho Cordova, CA August 8, 2018 – MyCEcourse announces a new way to provide insurance brokers looking to enter and service the cannabis industry with online courses they can …

Cannabis- Related Insurance Simplified with Big Pine Insurance

Rancho Cucamonga, CA, October 17, 2018- Anyone who wants to partner with a forward-thinking insurance agency should look no further than Rancho Cucamonga’s Big Pine Insurance. Cannabis-related insurance coverage used to be ridiculously complicated, but just as government regulations have …

Numerous California Marijuana Products Failing Safety Tests

Nearly 20 percent of marijuana products in California have failed tests for potency and purity since the state started requiring the checks on July 1, a failure rate some in the industry say has more to do with unrealistic standards …

The Lowdown: Cannabis…Your Next Niche Market?

This week’s Lowdown features the 3rd annual State of the Industry Report: Examining the Cannabis Cultivation Market. This report is timely as our sponsor, Vertafore, has launched an great webinar outlining the benefits of developing niches, and in many areas …

Atlas General Insurance Services Launches Workers’ Compensation Program for the Cannabis Industry

San Diego, CA, August 30, 2018– Leading national program administrator, Atlas General Insurance Services, LLC, announced today its new workers’ compensation program for the cannabis industry in California. This exclusive program with Accredited Surety and Casualty Co. can accommodate work …

California’s 1st Cannabis Insurer Expands Coverage

California Insurance Commissioner Dave Jones approved a filing from Golden Bear Insurance Co. amending its California Cannabis program product to lower rates, expand coverage options, and expand the classes of business they will cover. Jones last year approved a Golden …

Canada Delays Sales of Recreational Cannabis in Retail Stores as Legalization Looms

Canada’s largest province is delaying the launch of private marijuana sales in bricks-and-mortar stores until April 2019, nearly six months after the drug is legalized for recreational use. Ontario’s Progressive Conservative government said Monday it will start cannabis sales with …

California Commissioner Named Chair of New NAIC Cannabis Committee

The National Association of Insurance Commissioners has named California Insurance Commissioner Dave Jones chair of its new Cannabis Insurance Working Group. Jones proposed that the NAIC establish this working group the NAIC’s Summer National Meeting. The reason for creating the …