Marijuana shops cope with more online orders amid coronavirus pandemic

  • Cannabis stores across the U.S. are working to reassign employees to new tasks to cope with a rush of online orders and curbside deliveries amid the coronavirus pandemic.
  • They’re also considering how the current environment might permanently affect the way consumers purchase marijuana and how businesses might plan for that in the future.
  • Millis, Massachusetts-based CommCan, a vertically integrated operator of both medical and adult-use marijuana stores, is encouraging customers to order online for quick pickup.
  • While Rosenfeld doesn’t anticipate the state shutting down marijuana retailers or dispensaries, if it does happen, he’ll shift employees to cultivation or medical marijuana stores, which would be the least likely to close.

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