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Commercial Insurance: What Cannabis Retailers Need to Know

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Michael Shadeed shares insights on negotiating the legal hurdles and risks inherent in the retail cannabis sector.

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Negotiating the legal hurdles and significant risks inherent in the cannabis sector of the real estate industry is difficult, with regulations differing from state-to-state, and especially considering the federal government still considers cannabis illegal. turned to Michael Shadeed, director of Franklin Street Insurance Services, for some perspective and updates for those real estate professionals that are currently or plan to service this unique sector.

Based in Atlanta, Shadeed specializes in all product types within the real estate industry including apartments, office, industrial, retail and hotels. He has also advanced a network of developer and construction clients. Through his commitment to the latest technology and client satisfaction, he has developed a portfolio spanning across the country with clients located in 48 states and Canada and has been a part of bringing major contracts to Franklin Street and placing his insurance business with competitive carriers.

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