TIPS TO SAVE YOUR BUSINESS FROM THE LOOMING CANNABIS CIVIL WAR

From our friends at Green Light Law Group....

I recently attended a three-hour continuing legal education seminar titled “Effectively Suing the Cannabis Industry,” where I sat through a presentation called “Holding the Marijuana Industry Legally Accountable.” The seminar and the presentation, put on largely by and for personal injury and other plaintiff’s attorneys, was led by a personal injury attorney who is in the process of launching an organization that he is calling Cannabis Industry Victims Educating Litigators. The sole purpose of this organization is to create clients for these plaintiff’s lawyers and the true “victim” may be the cannabis industry itself.

While the content of the seminar was filled top to bottom with lies, misinformation and general reefer madness, there was, hidden deep inside, a very important message: As our industry continues to mature and gain equal footing with all of the other US industries, cannabusinesses become increasingly at risk for the same types of litigation that affect all agricultural and manufacturing industries. Moreover, the more financially successful the industry becomes, the more attractive of a target it becomes for the plaintiff’s lawyers...

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