Documents filed by the state indicate that Kushy Punch parent company Vertical Bliss's reach into the illicit market was three times larger than previously believed. The Los Angeles company faces enormous fines and may be the new face of cheaters paying jaw-dropping civil penalties in the future.
WeedWeek/Canna Law Blog
- According to the suit, an internal records search revealed that Kushy Punch was responsible for about $64M in illicit gummies, concentrates and other raw cannabis materials.
- Previously, the state had the company on the hook for roughly $21M worth of illegal products, seized when law enforcement raided Kushy Punch's Canoga Park facility in 2019.
- The National Council on Compensation Insurance said in its Regulatory and Legislative Trends Report that MED is complicating worker's comp claims.