Cannabis Transporter Business Insurance

Why do cannabis transporters need business insurance?

If your business transports cannabis-related products, your company could be held responsible for any harm they cause. Business insurance provides a financial safety net against lawsuits, theft, and injuries. It also covers risks specific to the cannabis industry, such as adverse reactions to marijuana.

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Find the right coverage

Insureon helps cannabis delivery and distribution businesses 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 business insurance do cannabis transporters need?

These insurance policies cover the common risks of transporting cannabis.
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General liability insurance

A general liability policy protects against basic third-party risks, such as a client who trips and suffers an injury in your trucking business's office. Some states require this coverage for cannabis businesses.

Best for:

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

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Product liability insurance

Product liability coverage provides financial protection against lawsuits related to products, which is crucial for any business in the distribution chain. For example, it will help pay legal costs if a customer sues over an adverse reaction to a cannabis product.

Best for:

  • Allergic reactions to cannabis
  • Panic attacks and other adverse effects
  • Damage caused by faulty e-cigarette batteries

Learn more about product liability insurance.

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Commercial property insurance

Commercial property coverage helps pay for property damage and loss, such as a burst pipe that floods a marijuana transporter's office and destroys computers. Landlords often require business owners to carry this insurance.

Note that items in transit may require additional coverage, like inland marine insurance.

Best for:

  • Business property damage
  • Theft of cannabis products
  • 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 transportation business insurance?

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

Insureon's licensed insurance agents work with top-rated U.S. providers to find cannabis insurance coverage that matches your business's risks and budget. You can call our dedicated agent at (872) 260-5150 to get started.