Union Official Indicted for Bribery, Corruption in MMJ Industry
Dan Rush, the former head of the United Food and Commercial Workers Union’s Cannabis Division, has been indicted over allegations that he took bribes and illegally interfered with the unionizing process.
According to an criminal complaint affidavit filed with the Northern U.S. District Court of California, Rush took $600,000 in loans in 2010 from Martin Kaufman, who runs the MMJ dispensary Blum Oakland in the bay area. Kaufman is also a business partner and employee of Derek Peterson, the CEO of Terra Tech.
Once it became clear that Rush would not be able to repay the