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Cannabis Spam Texts From Curaleaf Get Sued Under TCPA Now Dismissal Ruling This Month

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SDNY COURTHOUSE, Nov 5 – Curaleaf sells cannabis - including using automated text messages. They've been sued.   

On November 5 U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York Judge Jed S. Rakoff held a half-hour oral argument. Inner City Press covered it. 

 Counsel for plaintiff Katherine Brooks had sued under the Telephone Consumer Protection Act, about Curaleaf's text messages like "Curaleaf dispensaries are open for in-store shopping June 15. Purchaes sof $100+ receive BONUS CuraCredits."

This was repeatedly sent to the plaintiff, from different phone numbers.  

 On the motion to dismiss, Judge Rakoff said he would try to rule by the end of November (he is presiding over the criminal jury trial of MiMedx' Parker Petit and Bill Taylor, which Inner City Press is also covering).

This case is Brooks v. Curaleaf, Inc., 20-cv-6323 (Rakoff)


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