Farm Bill Legalizes Hemp Production

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Thanks to the U.S. Farm Bill, which the House passed on Wednesday in a 369-47 vote, American farmers will be able to plant and harvest hemp— a strain of the same plant species from which marijuana originates. The bill passed the Senate Tuesday in an 87-13 vote, and President Donald Trump has indicated his support. Hemp… Read more »

CCIG Names Andrew Mahoney Executive VP

GREENWOOD VILLAGE, COLO. –  CCIG, one of the nation’s leading business insurance brokerages, has expanded its executive team, naming Andrew Mahoney as Executive Vice President. Mahoney, who had been CCIG’s Middle Market co-Director of Sales and Associate VP, will play a key role in enhancing the firm’s client-service offerings, as well as driving CCIG’s growth… Read more »

CCIG Promotes Jacob Cook to CFO 

GREENWOOD VILLAGE, COLO. –  CCIG, one of the nation’s leading business insurance brokerages, has promoted Jacob Cook to Chief Financial Officer. Cook, who has been CCIG’s controller since 2015, will focus on the firm’s long-term strategic financial planning, analysis, accounting, internal audit and regulatory reporting. He also will be responsible for the company’s relationships with… Read more »

Insuring Expensive Holiday Gifts: How to Make Sure You’re Covered

Standard homeowners insurance policies include coverage for jewelry. However, many policies comes with limit that won't cover truly expensive holiday gifts.

Splurging on your loved ones. It’s as much of a holiday tradition as caroling and sleigh rides. But if you’re really going big, say a 10-carat ring, a valuable piece of art or a full-length mink, the next thing you’ll want to do after picking out your holiday gift is to call your insurance broker…. Read more »

4 Types of Insurance Coverage Every Cannabis Businesses Should Consider

Insurance can be confusing, so here’s a quick guide to four important lines of coverage any cannabis business will want to consider.

Up to 40 percent of California’s marijuana growers saw their operations either disrupted or destroyed by wildfires that erupted across the state. And that was last year, before the recent devasting Camp fire tore through Paradise, Calif., destroying thousands of structures and killing dozens of people. Paradise happens to be in Butte County, which is… Read more »

Lesson to Learn: Business Income Coverage for Your School

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Imagine you own a preschool. Now imagine a nasty storm comes barreling through and unleashes torrential flooding, howling winds that knock down walls and, in general, just lots and lots of havoc. Your business property insurance covers your buildings and contents, but what about the disruption to your business? You might be forced to shut… Read more »