About Brian Ellis

With 6 years' experience in business journalism, Brian is the person we turn to for anything related to the business of cannabis. His news coverage spans topics including marijuana business and finance. Brian's work features on themarijuanapages.com, marijuanareferral.com, , marijuanamerchantaccount.com and marijuanainsuranceagent.com.
9 07, 2019

Early Cannabis Insurance Claims Experience Looks Promising

By |2019-07-05T06:31:13-07:00July 9th, 2019|Industry|0 Comments

Cannabis insurance is a budding, young market, and early fears about high claim rates have turned to optimism as reality has played out post-legalization in individual states. When a new insurance market emerges, it’s common [...]

9 06, 2019

Could Captive Insurance Be A Solution For Cannabis Businesses?

By |2019-06-04T06:24:06-07:00June 9th, 2019|Industry|0 Comments

Cannabis is a growing billion-dollar industry but the insurance sector only offers a limited range of coverage (when they offer any at all). But what if cannabis companies could band together to create their own [...]

9 05, 2019

How The SAFE Act Would Reduce Risk for Cannabis Businesses

By |2019-05-02T03:22:32-07:00May 9th, 2019|Business, Industry|0 Comments

Cannabis businesses struggling under the weight of a cash-only system may soon see relief as the SAFE Banking Act makes its way through Congressional committees. The most recent version of the SAFE Banking Act was [...]

24 04, 2019

The Importance Of Hiring The Right Staff For Your Dispensary

By |2019-08-06T04:45:34-07:00April 24th, 2019|Business|0 Comments

Running a successful cannabis dispensary starts with hiring the right group of people. With more and more dispensaries opening up in new markets, the competition is increasing and your staff can help set your business [...]

9 04, 2019

Insurers Remain Cautious About Insuring Marijuana Companies

By |2019-04-04T12:53:56-07:00April 9th, 2019|Industry|0 Comments

Cannabis-related businesses need good insurance policies to operate legally and to protect their assets, but providing that insurance remains challenging, preventing wide participation by carriers. According to a new report from A.M. Best, the only [...]

24 03, 2019

Protect Your Business From Natural Disasters with Cannabis Insurance

By |2019-03-22T09:27:57-07:00March 24th, 2019|Fire & Theft|0 Comments

Wildfires, floods, earthquakes, and fire - what do these all have in common? They’re all unpredictable, and they’re all natural disasters that could devastate a cannabis business if it’s not prepared. Businesses need to prepare [...]