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From The Earth seeks atty fees in kickback case against LA suburb

Cannabis company From The Earth is seeking nearly $60,000 in attorney fees from a Los Angeles suburb after beating back the city’s year long attempt to nix a lawsuit the company filed over a purported kickback scheme tied to the issuance of cannabis licenses.

In a motion filed Monday in Los Angeles state court, From The Earth LLC argued it was owed the fees after defeating Commerce, California’s attempt to dismiss the case under a state statute designed to quickly kill lawsuits filed with the intent of censoring speech. The city filed its motion to dismiss the cannabis company’s lawsuit under California’s…

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Published: May 20, 2022

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