Cannabis litigation is growing as the industry matures. Recently, we’ve seen a suit related to false advertising, but we’re also seeing more traditional business litigation around partnership issues and contract breaches. In Los Angeles, the repeal of Prop. D and implementation of Measure M caused a lot of industry infighting, some of which led to litigation.
Two new lawsuits claim that the Unruly Agency posted sexy pictures of clients that went beyond what they’d consented to.
On June 7, 2021, Arash Sadat of Mills Sadat Dowlat LLP secured a legal victory on behalf of the Japanese government when the Honorable Dean D. Pregerson held that the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry of Japan (“METI”) would be allowed to participate as amicus curiae in a class action alleging violations of U.S. and Japanese securities laws.