There are people who cannot function well without their weed – especially when under great stress. And, for many, the coronavirus crisis is the greatest crisis of their lives as it forces them to worry about their mortality, loved ones, livelihoods and the future. In short, everything. Hence the long lines at many dispensaries as people try to stock up. We’ve seen the strange run on toilet paper just about everywhere, but weed? Who would have thunk it? It seems that some government officials did since dispensaries have been added to the list of essential businesses that are allowed to remain open during the shutdown of just about everything else.