CA Insurance Commissioner Approves Cannabis Industry Surety Bonds

California Insurance Commissioner Dave Jones announced last week that he has approved the first surety bond program for the cannabis industry in the State of California. According to the Insurance Commissioner’s office, the first insurer in the state to be approved to offer surety bonds for the cannabis industry is Continental Heritage Insurance Company. “Cannabis businesses…

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A Closer Look: Proposed 2016 Marijuana Ballot Measures Overview

As of February this year, 65 measures in 19 states were proposed to state legislatures, six of which failed to meet deadlines with the requisite number of verified signatures.  To date, 59 proposals are vying for signatures to be certified in time for the 2016 general elections on November 8th. Of those states, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Florida,…