Safety

15
Apr

Securing Cannabis Retail Operations: Advanced Security Protocols and Practices

You know, in the cannabis industry, security is paramount, especially for dispensaries. These establishments face unique security challenges due to the nature of their products and regulatory requirements. Implementing advanced security protocols and practices is crucial to protect cannabis retail environments, from theft, vandalism, and other threats. Let’s explore some of the latest security measures and technologies that can enhance

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8
Apr

Fortifying Cybersecurity in Cannabis: Safeguarding Your Digital Assets

In the ever-evolving digital landscape, cybersecurity is critical for businesses across all industries, including the cannabis sector. As cannabis businesses increasingly rely on digital platforms for operations, protecting sensitive data and digital assets from cyber threats is paramount. Let’s explore the importance of robust cybersecurity measures for cannabis business protection and practical steps to safeguard your digital assets.  Understanding the

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1
Apr

Ensuring Employee Well-Being: Health & Safety Standards in the Cannabis Industry

With the cannabis industry’s rapid growth, safeguarding employee health and safety has never been more critical. Beyond providing a safe work environment, cannabis businesses must establish and maintain robust processes and standards to protect their workforce. Let’s explore the importance of institutionalizing health and safety practices in the cannabis industry to ensure employee well-being.  Regulatory Compliance Compliance with local and

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17
Aug

What next? Interview with Purple Heart Patient Center’s CEO

MJ Biz Daily spoke with Purple Heart Patient Center’s CEO and Founder Keith Stephenson to discuss the state of the dispensary and industry amidst Covid-19 and following looting. Read for his insights and advice to other cannabis leaders in similar situations.  

13
Aug

Preventing a Hostile Workplace.

Today we’re re-sharing this important article by David Lesser, CEO of Numina. IS YOUR TEAM BEING STRAIGHT WITH YOU? Workplace hostility is in the news again. Enlightened bosses want to understand what people are experiencing and often ask us to interview key members of their teams. Almost always, there is something withheld. Members of the team will tell us things

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22
Jun

Vaping Crisis continued, Oregon looks into banning all additives.

Last year, Oregon banned all flavored vaping products, a ban which the courts quickly overturned. Now, the Oregon Liquor Control Commission is presenting the possibility for new regulation: this time limited to THC vaping products. There has been significant pushback, some of which is outlined in this article by Oregon Public Broadcasting. Further steps are unclear, but we do expect

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12
Jun

COVID-19 & Cannabis

Ben Curran outlines some effects of COVID-19 on the industry in this article for Forbes. The effects are far-reaching, and while we at Nine Points are staying up to date on cannabis insurance shifts, it is equally as important to stay updated on industry best practices, changes, and adaptations.  

30
May

Pot users no more likely to be injured on job: Study

“Marijuana users are no more likely to suffer injuries on the job than their coworkers who abstain, according to a study published in the May issue of the medical journal Substance Use and Abuse and conducted by researchers at the University of British Columbia.” https://www.businessinsurance.com/article/20200529/NEWS08/912334838/Pot-users-no-more-likely-to-be-injured-on-job-Study?utm_campaign

28
May

Cannabis and Coronavirus: Examining the Pre- and Post-Pandemic Regulatory Landscape

Article by Law.com. Things are changing in the cannabis space as a result of this virus, from consumer trends to legalization efforts. https://www.law.com/thelegalintelligencer/2020/05/26/cannabis-and-coronavirus-examining-the-pre-and-post-pandemic-regulatory-landscape/

19
May

Managing Supply Chain Challenges During a Crisis

Article from the Cannabis Industry Journal outlines the following 3 ways to manage your supply chain effectively. 1) Continuous management and monitoring of inventory and effective material planning. 2) Maintenance of supplier information and rankings. 3) Establishment of supplier transparency through audit rights and communication. https://cannabisindustryjournal.com/feature_article/managing-supply-chain-challenges-during-a-crisis/