Insurance for Cannabis Business Property Owners

Why do cannabis business property owners need insurance?

Property owners who lease to marijuana-related businesses (MRBs) face the same risks as other commercial landlords – and then some. Business insurance protects against medical bills, costly repairs, and legal expenses that could jeopardize your small business.

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Find the right coverage

Insureon helps cannabis business property owners find insurance that matches your unique risks.

Get free expert advice and peace of mind knowing you have the right property and liability coverage for your small business.

What types of insurance do cannabis business landlords need?

These insurance policies cover the most common risks of renting to an MRB.

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General liability insurance

A general liability policy protects against basic third-party risks, such as a customer who trips and suffers an injury on your property. Some state laws require this coverage for cannabis businesses.

Best for:

  • Customer bodily injuries
  • Damaged customer property
  • Libel and other advertising injuries

Learn more about general liability insurance.

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Product liability insurance

This policy provides financial protection against lawsuits related to cannabis products. For example, it can help pay for legal costs if a customer sues over an adverse reaction.

Best for:

  • Allergic reactions to cannabis
  • Panic attacks and other adverse effects
  • Fires caused by faulty vape batteries

Learn more about product liability insurance.

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Commercial property insurance

This policy helps pay for property damage and loss, such as a fire that destroys a building, or a thief who breaks a window to steal medical marijuana.

Best for:

  • Fires
  • Storm damage
  • Theft and vandalism

Learn more about commercial property insurance.

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Commercial auto insurance

This policy covers the legal costs and property damage in accidents involving your cannabis business's vehicle. It also covers vehicle theft and vandalism.

Best for:

  • Physical damage and collision coverage
  • Injuries caused to another person
  • Vehicle repairs due to weather or vandalism

Learn more about commercial auto insurance.

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Workers' compensation insurance

Most states require workers' comp for any business that has employees. It also protects sole proprietors from work injury costs that personal health insurance might deny.

Best for:

  • Employee medical expenses
  • Disability benefits
  • Legal cost from lawsuits

Learn more about workers' compensation insurance.

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Surety bonds

A bond guarantees your cannabis business will fulfill the terms of its contracts and pay its suppliers. Many states require a surety bond as part of licensing requirements.

Best for:

  • Compliance with laws
  • Fulfilling license requirements
  • Breach of contract

Learn more about surety bonds.

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How do I get cannabis business property owner insurance?

It's easy to get insurance as the owner of a cannabis business property if you have your company information on hand. Our agent will ask for basic facts about your company, such as business income and number of employees.

Insureon's licensed insurance agents work with top-rated U.S. providers to find the right insurance coverage for your commercial real estate business, whether you work independently or hire employees. You can call our dedicated agent at (872) 260-5150 to get started.

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