Alternative Medicine: Medical Marijuana

In recent years, major legislative developments at the state level have allowed numerous alternative medicine-based businesses to emerge with a unique focus on the health benefits of medical marijuana. Like many unconventional medicines, medical marijuana is a new territory for most;  it’s fast-pace to acceptance brings about a distinct set of risks, many of which are not adequately understood by traditional insurance programs.

WGA offers broad, flexible and cost-effective insurance programs created specifically for this developing sector. This specialty coverage is designed to plug the gaps in policy terms and conditions and address exposures faced by growers, dispensaries, and manufacturers on a day-to-day basis.

This insurance program created specifically for the developing medical marijuana sector. WGA’s healthcare experts have designed coverage addressing the various risks faced by growers, dispensaries and product manufacturers, including:

  • General Liability
  • Property
  • Crop & Stock Insurance
  • Workers’ Compensation
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Business Auto
  • Cargo
  • Product & Professional Liability
  • Directors’ & Officers’ Liability
  • Experienced claims handling

WGA has the ability to identify risk exposure and, working closely with its clients, develop cost-effective mechanisms that will stand-up to this developing industry environment.

If you are looking for assistance in placing a risk management program for an alternative medicine related company, please email WGA’s Rick Black in WGA’s Connecticut office at, or call
860.760.8921 to tell us more about your specific needs.