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Grow Opportunity: Cannabis coping with COVID-19

Learn more about the pandemic's impact on the cannabis industry

April 6, 2020  by Jean Ko Din

Time will tell how much the COVID-19 pandemic will affect the cannabis industry. PHOTO: AdobeStock

Cannabis producers and retailers have been declared an essential service in five provinces across the country, in the wake of mandatory business closures as a result of public health and government officials’ efforts to impose social distancing to curb the spread of COVID-19.

This news came as a sigh of relief for many cannabis companies that feared significant production losses, but one expert warns that this could change if the virus continues to spread and the rate of infection increases to alarming levels.

To learn more about the pandemic’s impact on the cannabis industry, check out this story from Grow Opportunity magazine, one of Canadian Manufacturing‘s sister magazines.