Coronavirus
NCIA Reschedules San Francisco Business Summit
NCIA Reschedules San Francisco Business Summit

The National Cannabis Industry Association (NCIA), a Washington D.C.-based trade group representing the marijuana sector, has pushed its annual business summit and expo back to September as a result of the coronavirus pandemic.

Amid Coronavirus Pandemic, Mass. Cannabis Companies to Produce Hand Sanitizer
Amid Coronavirus Pandemic, Mass. Cannabis Companies to Produce Hand Sanitizer

Several Massachusetts-based cannabis firms have stepped up to make thousands of gallons of much-needed hand sanitizer that will be donated to the Massachusetts Emergency Management Agency for distribution to hospitals throughout the Commonwealth.

Recreational Cannabis Shops Ordered to Close in Massachusetts
Recreational Cannabis Shops Ordered to Close in Massachusetts

Recreational cannabis dispensaries across Massachusetts have been forced to close their doors after Governor Charlie Baker issued an emergency order requiring all “non-essential” businesses to shutter until April 7, 2020 because of the coronavirus pandemic.

Cannabis Firms Respond to Coronavirus Pandemic
Cannabis Firms Respond to Coronavirus Pandemic

Nearly every major industry is feeling the ripple effects of the coronavirus pandemic, and responses from several notable cannabis firms are trickling in. As of press time, there were 255,305 confirmed and presumptive positive cases of COVID-19 worldwide and 10,444 deaths, according to Johns Hopkins University & Medicine.

The Impact of Coronavirus on Cannabis
The Impact of Coronavirus on Cannabis

The coronavirus is wreaking havoc on virtually every aspect of American life as federal and state officials work to limit the spread of the COVID-19 disease. So how has the cannabis industry been affected by the unprecedented measures being taken to combat the coronavirus across the globe?

Several Cannabis Industry Events Halted Due to Coronavirus Concerns
Several Cannabis Industry Events Halted Due to Coronavirus Concerns

A growing number of high-profile cannabis industry events have been put on hold due to concerns over the spread of a novel coronavirus disease, COVID-19, which earlier today was classified as a global pandemic by the World Health Organization (WHO).