Sales and delivery of cannabis increased in LA related to coronavirus
People are nervous because of the coronavirus pandemic and getting cozy with cannabis seems to be the best medicine for some people. As the coronavirus spreads in California, cannabis companies including Lowell Farms, Caliva, Sweet Flower and Sherbinskis say demand is high: “People are stocking up.”
Le Hollywood Reporter says cannabis companies and delivery services are reporting increased sales.
“I've seen regular customers buying three or four more than they normally buy at L.A. dispensaries,” California cannabis company NUG sales chief Steve Lilak told The Hollywood Reporter sales chief .
The cannabis company Caliva, where the rapper Jay Z serves as the brand's chief strategist, saw double-digit growth for its delivery business according to the article.
“We have seen an increase in our delivery services across all of our locations, with record sales over the past two weeks,” says the president Steve allan according to the article. The Hollywood Reporter has also said sales had increased for the brand's most popular products, including Dogwalkers, Reef Leaf and Deli from Caliva Ounces and Quarters.
This week, California Governor Gavin Newsom called for all gatherings of more than 250 to be canceled, while New York Governor Andrew Cuomo has banned events attracting more than 500 people. Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti on Thursday reduced the number to a maximum of 50 people.