Cannabis Marketing Co. Can't Escape TCPA Class Action

Law360 (April 21, 2020, 6:30 PM EDT) -- A California federal court has released cannabis producer Tilt Holdings from a proposed class action over unwanted promotional texts, but said a customer outreach company tied to the firm could still be on the hook for violating federal consumer protection laws.

U.S. District Judge Donna M. Ryu ruled Monday that her court lacked jurisdiction over the Boston-based Tilt because there were several layers of corporate ownership separating it from Baker Technologies, which allegedly sent the unwanted texts on behalf of dispensaries in violation of the Telephone Consumer Protection Act.

Judge Ryu said plaintiffs Richard Komaiko and Marcie Cooperman couldn't show that...

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