Business Insurance for Smoke, Tobacco, and Vape Shops

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Businesses that sell e-cigarettes, vaporizers, and tobacco products face unique risks. Protect against the unexpected with affordable business insurance tailored for vapor stores and smoke shops.

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What types of insurance do smoke, tobacco, and vape shops need?

These policies provide coverage for the most common risks smoke shops face.

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Business owner’s policy

A business owner’s policy bundles property insurance and general liability insurance in one plan. It's often the most cost-effective type of commercial insurance for smoke shops.

BEST FOR
  • Slip-and-fall injuries
  • Damaged customer property
  • Theft of inventory
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General liability insurance

General liability insurance covers common smoke shop risks, such as an injury at your store. Bundle with property insurance for savings in a business owner’s policy.

BEST FOR
  • Slip-and-fall accidents
  • Damaged customer property
  • Libel or slander lawsuits
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Workers’ compensation insurance

Workers’ compensation insurance is required in almost every state for smoke shops that have employees. It can cover medical costs for work-related injuries.

BEST FOR
  • Employee medical expenses
  • Partial missed wages
  • Lawsuits over employee injuries
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Umbrella / excess liability insurance

Once a policy’s coverage limit is reached, umbrella insurance for vape shops (or excess liability insurance) boosts coverage on general liability or employer’s liability policies.

BEST FOR
  • Customer injury lawsuits
  • Customer property damage lawsuits
  • Employee injury lawsuits
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How much does insurance cost for retail businesses?

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Several factors will have an impact on insurance costs, including:

  • Retail products and services offered
  • Business equipment and property
  • Revenue
  • Location
  • Number of employees
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Why do smoke, tobacco, and vape shops need insurance?

The popularity of e-cigs, atomizers, rechargeable cigarettes, and vaporizers has skyrocketed. However, from an accident at your shop that injures a customer to inventory theft, smoke store owners face high liability. Smoke shop insurance protects retailers from lawsuits, medical bills, and more.

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