California Cannabis Industry Association (CCIA)
San Francisco cannabis dispensaries win reprieve from coronavirus shutdown order
San Francisco officials are allowing cannabis businesses to remain open while many other stores are shut down over the next three weeks as the city goes to extreme lengths to fight the coronavirus pandemic.
City officials originally told cannabis stores they had to close on Tuesday because of the city’s order one day earlier to close nonessential businesses and have residents stay at home as much as possible. But then the San Francisco Department of Health sent a tweet Tuesday afternoon saying that dispensaries could stay open after all.
The point was later reiterated by Mayor London Breed and Dr. Susan Philip, director of disease prevention and control in the city’s public health department, in a news conference... READ MORE