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District Court Cites SCOTUS’s Facebook Ruling in Cannabis Dispensary TCPA Lawsuit

It took less than a week for a District Court to cite the Supreme Court’s ruling in Facebook v. Duguid. In Montanez v. Future Vision Brain Bank, a Colorado court mentions the landmark SCOTUS ruling in Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA) case against a cannabis dispensary. However, the court did not cite Facebook in order to dismiss the case—at least, not yet.

2021 April Restricted Do Not Call Dates

State Restricted Do Not Call Dates

April 2, 2021 – Good Friday

  • Louisiana, Pennsylvania

April 26, 2021 - Confederate Memorial Day

  • Alabama, Mississippi

Canadian Restricted Do Not Call Dates

April 2, 2021 – Good Friday

  • National, except Quebec

April 5, 2021 – Easter Monday

  • Quebec only

California Continues CCPA Implementation Process

California Attorney General Xavier Becerra announced two new steps in the process of implementing the California Consumer Protection Act (CCPA): a set of amendments to the CCPA’s regulations and appointments to the five-member board of the newly created California Privacy Protection Agency (CPPA). These actions are effective as of March 15, 2021.

Cannabis Company Faces $5 Million TCPA Complaint

Cannabis companies remain a significant target for Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA) complaints. The latest—Montanez v. Green Peak Industries LLC—is a class action in the Western District of Michigan Court seeking a whopping $5,000,000 in damages.