Bongs for Borat – Sacha Baron Cohen Sues Massachusetts Dispensary for Using His Image

Here’s a tip for not getting sued, “Get Legal Permission before using someone for your ad campaigns”. Why? Because you might end up getting sued by your unsolicited “spokesperson” for your brand, making you look like an ass in front of millions of people. Some of you may be wondering…

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Sacha Baron Cohen Sues Dispensary for $9 Million Over Billboard Ad

Sacha Baron Cohen filed a lawsuit against Somerset, Massachusetts-based Solar Therapeutics—arguing that the dispensary is liable for copyright infringement and false advertising after using his image without his permission on a billboard ad. Baron Cohen denies any involvement with Solar Therapeutics and does not smoke cannabis, although it’s a topic…

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Candy Giant Mars Wrigley Sues Cannabis Brands For Copyright Infringement

Global candy giant Mars Wrigley has filed lawsuits against several businesses selling cannabis products in the United States and Canada, claiming the companies have infringed on trademarks for some of its most iconic consumer brands. Mars Wrigley said on Monday that the legal action is intended to stop the illicit…

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California’s “largest marijuana business landlord” sues city over regulations

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A woman who owns a business that claims to be California‘s largest landlord of marijuana businesses sued the city of San Bernardino to overturn its pot regulation ordinance that could bar her from the industry. Stephanie Smith, the owner of a business called Bubba Likes Tortillas, said…

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Couple sues after cops arrest them for hibiscus plants mistaken for cannabis

Published: Nov 17, 2017, 8:31 am • Updated: Nov 17, 2017, 8:31 am By The Associated Press PITTSBURGH — A Pennsylvania couple is suing their local police department and Nationwide Insurance Co. after they were arrested when an insurance agent mistook their hibiscus plants for marijuana. The lawsuit filed Tuesday…

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ACLU sues Georgia police over “deeply flawed” driving high arrests

Published: Sep 29, 2017, 10:22 am • Updated: Sep 29, 2017, 10:24 am By Chevel Johnson, The Associated Press A Georgia police department and one of its officers has been sued for arresting three people based on a report by a “drug recognition expert” who accused each of driving under…

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Veteran sues police after SWAT team raided his legal Colorado marijuana grow

Published: Aug 17, 2017, 9:44 am • Updated: Aug 17, 2017, 11:50 am By Kirk Mitchell, The Denver Post A former special forces infantryman, who was awarded a Bronze Star and uses marijuana to treat PTSD after tours to Iraq and Bosnia, has sued the Fountain police SWAT team after…

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