Florida Grower Says Pot Co. Tilray Sabotaged Applications

By Sam Reisman (April 14, 2021, 9:20 PM EDT) -- A Florida nursery has alleged in a new lawsuit that Canadian cannabis company Tilray pulled a "bait and switch" in 2015, promising to use its industry expertise to help the grower secure a low-THC medical marijuana license only to intentionally sabotage the application.

The complaint, filed on Thursday in Washington state court, marks the latest development in a multipronged legal battle waged by Bill's Nursery in connection with a years-old business agreement that fizzled out under Florida's previous medical cannabis program.

As recounted in the complaint, Bill's Nursery of Homestead, Florida, entered into an agreement with Privateer Holdings Inc., a predecessor...

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