COVID-19 Vaccine Victory for Cannabis Operators

UCBA has successfully advocated for Cannabis workers to be prioritized in the distribution of COVID-19 vaccines. We wish to thank Governor Newsom for his continued commitment in support of Essential Cannabis Workers.

● Cannabis Retailer workers have been moved up to PHASE 1A in the Governor’s COVID-19 Vaccine Allocation Guidelines released February 4, 2021.

● Those in PHASE 1A are Immediately available for the COVID-19 vaccine!

● Contact the County where the cannabis business is located and request the vaccine.

● Some Counties are already vaccinating those in PHASE 1A and PHASE 1B.

Updated Guidelines:
#7. Cannabis industry employees are included in Phase 1a for medicinal cannabis and Phase 1b Food and Agriculture for growing, production, storage, transport and distribution. Medical cannabis workers should be accommodated as necessary in Phase 1b, Tier 1, by nature of their designations in eligible essential workforce classifications.

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