Why cannabis farms are a growing problem for property insurers

Analysis: Fiona Nicolson examines why the illegal cultivation of cannabis is a growing problem for both residential and commercial landlords as well as the wider community.

Analysis: Fiona Nicolson examines why the illegal cultivation of cannabis is a growing problem for both residential and commercial landlords as well as the wider community.

Properties can generate a wide range of familiar insurance claims, such as storm damage to a roof or a burst pipe.

But insurers also face a more sinister type of property claim – damage created by

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