Hot off the Press from Weed Week. It’s not been a good month for the company and looks as though it is about to get a lot worse.
They may have to start thinking about their name and marketing too !
Kushy Punch, a cannabis edible brand that had already attracted attention from California regulators, is now targeted in a wrongful death lawsuit filed by the family of a 28-year-old woman who allegedly died hours after consuming the brand’s THC-infused gummies.
The lawsuit, which charges Kushy Punch and several related enterprises with multiple counts of negligence and product liability claims, could have broad implications for cannabis operators if the defendants are held liable. It also highlights how federal legalization could bring about increased protections both for consumers and businesses, according to an attorney uninvolved in the case.
“If these [cases] stick, it would be quite damaging for the industry,” said Tom Downey, an attorney with the Denver-based Ireland Stapleton firm.
Read their full article at https://www.weedweek.net/stories/kushy-punch-wrongful-death-suit-raises-liability/