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Medical and Recreational Marijuana Business Insurance

Our Experience.  Since 2009, Colorado based Greenpoint Insurance Advisors, LLC has provided medical and recreational marijuana business insurance to hundreds of cannabis businesses from approved insurance carriers. 

What makes us unique:

  1. Started from scratch as a privately held insurance brokerage insuring clients one at a time.
  2. No intention of being the biggest marijuana insurance brokerage.  However, we do want to be the best at it. 
  3. Our mission:  Professional treatment of the marijuana industry with honesty, respect, and legitimacy.
  4. We operate without conflicts of interest, affiliations, or ownership positions in other marijuana companies.
  5. We help provide clients with proper insurance coverages.  We believe in helping clients manage their risk exposures.        
How to Buy Cannabis Insurance 
Cannabis Operations 
  • Medical Dispensary
  • Medical Cultivation
  • Medical Infused Products Manufacturer
  • Medical Ancillary*

*Subject to individual evaluation

  • Retail Recreational Store
  • Recreational Cultivation
  • Recreational Infused Products Manufacturer
  • Recreational Ancillary*
Types of Insurance Coverages or Products
  • Sewer Backup
  • Signage
  • Non-Owned Automobile
  • Business Income
  • Excess Liability
  • Bonds
  • Cash Coverage
  • and More


Recent Colorado Hail Storm May Have Surprised Cannabis Businesses with No Coverage

Hail Storm Creates Havoc for Marijuana Operations Hail the size of golf balls came crashing through windows and roofs from a recent hail storm in Colorado.  As a result, cannabis licensees and building owners who rent to them are likely to see an increase in hail deductibles in Colorado.   Even more concerning, we’re aware of… Continue Reading

Insurance Carrier Requirements for Cannabis Operations Make it Nearly Impossible to Obtain Product Liability Coverage

©2017 Greenpoint Insurance Advisors, LLC Just imagine you own a marijuana retail operation buying your product from several dozen growers.  You decide to apply for product liability insurance as you’ve developed a concern if a lawsuit or claim was to arise from your  product sold into the stream of commerce was to affect your company. … Continue Reading

Trusted Choice Colorado Insurance News: The Cannabis Conundrum To Insure (Are You Sure?)

The association for Colorado insurance brokers and agents Trusted Choice takes on the subject of marijuana and insurance.  According to CEO Bryan Bernier, the subject of marijuana from those out of state is a popular subject of conversation.  We thank Trusted Choice for the opportunity to contribute to their monthly publication.   Continue Reading

Contemplating Cannabis Insurance? Questions Every Insurance Carrier Executive Should Ask a Marijuana Retail Insurance Broker

Due Diligence:  Insurance Carriers Interested in Insuring the Cannabis Industry With several states including California legalizing marijuana, there has been a renewed interest from insurance carriers considering insurance coverage for cannabis operations.  In fact, we most recently had the opportunity to meet with east coast insurance executives eager to learn more about insuring the cannabis… Continue Reading

Cannabis Product Liability Insurance Carrier Declining Applicants who Manufacture or Distribute Foreign Made Vape Pens

©2016 Copyright All Rights Reserved The latest underwriting requirement from a major cannabis product liability insurance carrier has them saying no to cannabis companies that apparently manufacture or distribute foreign vendor products such as vape pens.   The majority of the cannabis industry most likely buys vape pens from China.  Essentially, the insurance carrier is… Continue Reading

Considerations when Buying Marijuana Insurance from Attorney Bob Hoban

Use an Experienced Insurance Agent when Purchasing Cannabis Commercial Insurance In this video, cannabis business lawyer Mr. Bob Hoban from Hoban & Feola, LLC offers his perspective for cannabis business owners on procuring the right types of business insurance.  Mr Hoban suggests starting with an experienced insurance professional that specializes in the marijuana industry.  … Continue Reading

Washington I-502 Cannabis Licensees Not Required Statutorily to Buy Product Liability Insurance

Washington Liquor and Cannabis Licensing Board Provides Guidance  The Washington State licensing department has confirmed with Greenpoint Insurance Advisors, LLC after our request, product liability insurance is not required for I-502 licensees.  Washington Liquor and Cannabis Board licensing representative indicated the following :  The statutes do not require a marijuana business to have product liability… Continue Reading

More Pot Consultants Being Asked to Prove Are They Insurance Worthy

But, proving the right type of coverage exists can be difficult  There are many consultants in the cannabis industry who offer professional services when their advice as a consultant is relied upon by others.  They could offer advice for testing, cultivation, and compliance.  Historically, the need to prove these consultants were insured was overlooked either… Continue Reading

Don’t Test Your Cannabis? Product Liability Insurance Carriers Will Just Say No

Testing Required for Product Liability Insurance  The majority of cannabis product liability insurance companies now require their applicants to test their product.  This means your cannabis product has been tested at an independent lab or possibly in-house depending on the insurance carrier.  If you don’t test your product, the insurance carrier will decline your insurance… Continue Reading

SETTLED! Lawsuit Against Insurance Carrier Over Pot Plants, Bad Faith, and Breach of Contract not Going to Trial

 THE GREEN EARTH WELLNESS CENTER, LLC , Plaintiff V. ATAIN SPECIALTY INSURANCE COMPANY, Defendant Avoids Trial ©2016 Greenpoint Insurance Advisors, LLC A lawsuit filed by Green Earth Wellness Center LLC (“Green Earth”) against their insurance company has been settled according to court documents.  The original complaint filed by Green Earth sought relief for breach of… Continue Reading

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