California Wildfires Highlight Insurance Challenges, Importance of Location for Cannabis Growers

By Omar Sacirbey

Wildfires raging through northern California since early summer have destroyed hundreds of cannabis farms, causing millions of dollars in damage to cultivation sites and adding complications to an industry already facing myriad hurdles.

The fires bring to the forefront several issues facing growers in unregulated medical cannabis states. They also provide lessons in the realms of insurance, crop location and client relationships.

Much of the damage occurred in federal wilderness land where illegal grows are located, and most of that cannabis works its way out of state rather than into California dispensaries.

But a sizable number of growers serving the

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