California Insurance Commissioner David Jones Wants Complete Coverage for Golden State Ganjapreneurs – News

Lead photo via David Jones

As the mass of wildfires blazing across Northern California have finally surpassed 90% total containment, the area has begun to rise from the ashes and start on the long road to recovery. But while Santa Rosa residents and Calistoga winemakers alike file insurance claims on their lost homes and product, the dozens of cannabis farmers affected by the uncontrolled infernos were largely not as lucky, with most insurance companies siding with banking institutions and the federal government, refusing their services to even state-approved canna-businesses.

In an effort to protect the Golden State’s ganjapreneurs from any other unforeseen forces and normalize the state’s impending legal weed industry, California Insurance Commissioner David Jones is calling on private insurers to step up and embrace legal canna-businesses with open arms.

At a public hearing and in a subsequent press statement released late last week, Jones detailed the steps he has already taken and plans for the near future, all with the expressed goal of protecting California’s cannabis industry and the people that make it grow.

“Cannabis businesses face insurance…

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