1933 Industries Inc (CSE:TGIF) (OTCMKTS:TGIFF), a Canadian cannabis consumer goods company with operations in Nevada, announced Wednesday that it will continue its operations in the US state after its governor ordered the closure of non-essential businesses to slow down the spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19).
Gov. Steve Sisolak’s order went to effect at noon Wednesday and covers the next 30 days, but the measure does not affect cannabis operators or licensed dispensaries.
Today, I took the necessary steps to date to try to mitigate this pandemic & keep our community safe. Medical experts have advised that the most effective course of action is to direct all Nevadans to stay home & for all nonessential businesses to close to the public for 30 days.— Governor Sisolak (@GovSisolak) March 18, 2020
"On behalf of our proprietary Alternative Medicine Association (AMA) and Canna Hemp brands as well as our licensing partners, I would like to reiterate our ongoing commitment to quality and safety by joining our communities in solidarity against the spread of COVID-19,” CEO Rebentisch said in a statement. “Our utmost priority is to ensure the health and well-being of our employees, partners and customers and we are taking the recommended steps to mitigate the risks of spreading the disease."
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1933’s second cannabis harvest is on schedule for the end of March, but the company stressed that it would continue to monitor new developments.
For now, the company has put in place the following sanitation and hygiene protocols:
- Implementing enhanced cleaning and disinfection measures
- Reinforcing standard hygiene practices for employees and disallowing any visitors from the facilities
- Monitoring employee health, working in small groups and following all health authority recommendations
“We are encouraged, comforted and motivated by our strong team, our loyal customers and our close communities as we stand together during the COVID-19 pandemic," Rebentisch said.
1933 Industries, based in Chilliwack, British Columbia, owns licensed medical and adult-use cannabis cultivation and production assets, proprietary hemp-based, CBD-infused branded products, CBD extraction services and a specialized cannabis advisory firm.
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