Several Cannabis Operations Temporarily Shut Down Due To CA Weather Disaster

Several cannabis operators throughout California are hurting due to the most recent superstorm, with some companies reporting product losses due to heavy rains that damaged their crops, reported MJBizDaily.

Road closures and dangerous conditions — including 16 inches of rain in Ventura and Santa Barbara counties — have prevented several operators from even accessing their operations, potentially leading to lost sales and delays.

In addition, the production lines of these cannabis operations have been affected by widespread power outages. That could make the plants vulnerable to mold and other contaminants.

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Graham Farrar, president of Santa Barbara-based cannabis company Glass House Brands Inc. GLASF GHBWF, reportedly closed both of its cultivation operations in Carpinteria.

Photo: Courtesy Of Glass House Brands Inc. Via MjBizDaily

POSIBL CEO Jesus Burrola said production halted due to workers not being able to access his farm because of flooded roads.

Michael Katz, executive director of the Mendocino Cannabis Alliance, called attention to the fact that many companies can't "write off normal business expenses" and the damage caused by the storms could be "very hard" to address.

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