According to the Boston Globe a few days ago and as confirmed by the company, MJ Freeway, a Denver company whose “seed-to-sale” tracking software is used by hundreds of marijuana companies to comply with state regulations, said its main servers and backup system each went down Sunday morning and remained offline for a few days.
Marijuana shops across the country, including seven medical dispensaries in Massachusetts, are being affected by the apparent hack of a sales and inventory system widely used in the cannabis industry.
The outage, first reported by the industry publication Marijuana Business Daily, was apparently the work of unknown hackers. The firm is now calling its retail clients one by one to help them switch over to an alternative system while it manually rebuilds its database of client information from various redundant backups.
The Strimo team is available to assist in any way we can so patients can be served and operators can continue to manage their companies.