COVID-19 has taken a toll on nearly all industries and has particularly affected small businesses who are vulnerable to economic downturns. Small businesses support global economies and keep the world turning. It is imperative that during a financial crisis that there is both state & federal programs for economic support to support small and large businesses alike.
The main goal of a medical cannabis cultivator or processor is to ensure safe and quality medicine for patients, especially when dealing with COVID-19. Due to the recent outbreak of COVID-19, cultivators and processors must implement new practices to maximize safety to products and employees. There are multiple best-practices for keeping products and people safe during the time of a pandemic.
The COVID-19 outbreak has temporarily reshaped daily life and will forever change how we deal with deadly diseases. During this time of high anxiety and uncertainty, it has never been more imperative to take precautionary measures than now. Although many companies are closing their doors to prevent the spread of COVID-19, medical marijuana dispensaries must remain open to provide patients with medicine.
With 2020 being a ballot year and legislative sessions underway, states look to legalize medical and/or recreational cannabis. With cannabis legalization, comes the opportunity to open a cannabis business as most states will establish a legal dispensing system for cannabis access within the state. Learn more about the seventeen (17) states with opportunities to open cannabis businesses to cultivate, manufacture, transport and sell cannabis.