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Forbes 21 Apr 2020

How The Cannabis Industry Is Booming As An Essential Business

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Forbes' Will Yakowicz talks with Steve DeAngelo, cofounder of dispensary Harborside on the impact that Covid-19 is having on the legal Cannabis industry.

Forbes 'Ask The Expert' is a 10-20 minute talk show streamed on Instagram Live every weekday at 12:00 PM EST. Forbes editors will discuss the latest issues surrounding fears, myths, challenges and opportunities our world is facing from this pandemic and offer knowledgeable solutions and commentary. There will be a variety of guests with varying areas of expertise, and our community will be given the chance to engage via Q+A towards the end of the call. In addition to Youtube, these videos will also be distributed across Forbes' social media channels: Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn.


305 Fitness founder Sadie Kurzman speaks with Forbes Lifestyle and E-Commerce reporter Tanya Klich on how the fitness industry is keeping communities active and engaged without brick and mortar.



Forbes 'Ask The Expert' is a 10-20 minute talk show streamed on Instagram Live every weekday at 12:00 PM EST. Forbes editors will discuss the latest issues surrounding fears, myths, challenges and opportunities our world is facing from this pandemic and offer knowledgeable solutions and commentary. There will be a variety of guests with varying areas of expertise, and our community will be given the chance to engage via Q+A towards the end of the call. In addition to Youtube, these videos will also be distributed across Forbes' social media channels: Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn.
Coronavirus has the advertising industry scrambling to produce spots that offer reassurance and help. It means touting contactless delivery and thanking health care workers. The pandemic will change how marketing is done and what people see, experts say.
As the novel coronavirus rages on, few industries are experiencing quite as many highs and lows as the cannabis industry.
In extended Q&A, Gov. Cuomo says he understands economic hardship of those out of a job, but warns recklessly returning to work could endanger others' lives.

"By the way—you want to go to work? Go take a job as an essential worker. Do it tomorrow." abcn.ws/2VsPcyn #andrewcuomo #work #jobs #coronavirus #covid19 #stayathome

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