How marijuana retailers are prepping – or not – for the omicron coronavirus variant

Now that the omicron variant of COVID-19 has found its way into the United States, marijuana businesses – particularly retailers – are contemplating how the shifting pandemic situation might affect their daily operations.

Coronavirus pandemic deals setback to marijuana consumption lounges, but some owners stick with plans

Many marijuana businesses were just starting to open lounges and tasting rooms where their customers could enjoy the products they purchased when the coronavirus pandemic struck a year ago, forcing those plans to be put on hold.

Marijuana businesses must perfect customer experience for coronavirus-spurred preorders

This spring, the coronavirus pandemic turned the traditional retail model on its head—and marijuana retailers and dispensaries were no exception.