Stuck-at-Home Bay Area Consumers Stocking Up on Pot

  • just as six Bay Area counties were deciding whether to declare pot to be an ” essential” business, and therefore exempt from any shutdown orders.
  • Most of them figured it was possible, and even likely, that if pot were indeed declared to be ” essential,” sales would start to slow as people came to realize that they would still be able to get their weed.
  • It ” makes sense” for new signups to have soared, she said: it signals that ” people who are respecting the quarantine” and ” looking to manage stress while cooped up” are turning to cannabis.

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