Lawsuit Against Colorado MJ Exec, Consulting Firm Tossed
A lawsuit filed by a would-be medical cannabis cultivator in Illinois against a prominent Colorado cannabis executive has been tossed out of court “with prejudice,” meaning the issue cannot be re-litigated.
Medponics Illinois filed the suit after an unsuccessful attempt to land a cultivation license in Illinois.
The suit targeted Kayvan Khalatbari, a longtime staple of the Colorado cannabis industry, and a well-known cannabis consulting firm he co-founded called Denver Relief Consulting.
Medponics claimed that Khalatbari was breaking state law because he had a controlling interest in more than three cultivation operations in Illinois.
Khalatbari has an ownership stake in Cresco Labs – which