Cali Growers Association Sues State Ag Dept over Acreage Flip-Floppery

In what may be the first cannabis-related lawsuit of the legalization era, the California Growers Association yesterday sued the California Department of Food and Agriculture over the late-game decision by Ag to lift acreage limitations on growers for a few years, so as not to welcome the dreaded onslaught of Big Bud. The charge: “Defendant CALIFORNIA DEPARTMENT OF FOOD AND AGRICULTURE has promulgated a regulatory loophole that eviscerates the statutory five-year prohibition overwhelmingly approved by California voters.” Check out the court filing below: [pdf-1]