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 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 [...]

24 02, 2019

Cannabis Insurance Making Progress In California

By |2019-02-21T11:18:38-07:00February 24th, 2019|Industry|0 Comments

There is much buzz around the cannabis industry as it continues to grow (and bring in millions in tax dollars). The federal prohibition keeps cannabis-related businesses from accessing resources that legitimate businesses usually have access [...]

9 02, 2019

Smash And Grab Robbery At BotaniQ Marijuana Dispensary In Corktown, Detroit

By |2019-02-08T03:06:36-07:00February 9th, 2019|Fire & Theft|0 Comments

File this one under 'Crude But Effective.”' A van full of masked men recently smashed through the wall of a Corktown, Detroit cannabis dispensary with their pickup before taking off with as many edibles and [...]

24 12, 2018

Thieves Accidentally Steal Oregano From Colorado Springs Pot Dispensary

By |2018-12-20T05:48:52-07:00December 24th, 2018|Fire & Theft|0 Comments

There are many approaches to preventing theft and loss in your business, but sometimes simple tactics are the most effective. That’s what one cannabis dispensary discovered when teenage burglars drove a minivan through their front [...]

9 12, 2018

Six Men Charged For Robbery of Calaveras Cannabis Distributor

By |2018-12-04T10:00:21-07:00December 9th, 2018|Fire & Theft|0 Comments

A cannabis distributor in Central California was violently robbed at gunpoint in June, and the six surviving suspects are now facing federal charges. The U.S. Attorney’s Office announced in an indictment that each suspect will [...]

24 11, 2018

‘Suspicious’ Fire Damages Marijuana Dispensary in South Cortez, Colorado

By |2018-11-20T03:46:41-07:00November 24th, 2018|Fire & Theft|0 Comments

The bliss and excitement of opening a new business comes to a height during the grand opening -- a time to meet your new customers, feel the gears of your new business turning, and introduce [...]

9 11, 2018

Monterey County Farm Insurance Allows Fast Recovery After Blaze

By |2018-11-05T05:24:00-07:00November 9th, 2018|Fire & Theft|0 Comments

It’s astonishing how fast it can all go up in flames. A mislain cigarette on a cannabis farm in Monterey County lead to a hungry fire that devoured half the farm in August. It was [...]