In 2019, San Diego edibles company Kaneh was promoting its cookies by comparing them to Girl Scouts brands, including Salted Toffee Blondies and Samosas. Last month,  a lawsuit from the non-profit  followed.

This is not the Girl Scouts’ first time at the cannabis litigation rodeo. But, more than proving that raising the Girl Scouts ire’ is a bad idea, the Kaneh case illustrates the risk of misappropriation when comparing products.. 
Canna Law Blog

  • Language in the suit has the Girl Scout attorneys accusing the cannabis company of coasting on the youth organization’s good will. 
  • Weed advertisers must keep in mind that using another’s trademark  in comparative advertising may be allowed, but the practice can still be hazardous. 

Quick Hit

  1. Per usual, California is providing weed around America with teachable moments. This week’s lesson comes in the form of a Florida firm’s lawsuit against weed entrepreneur Case Mandel.
    The Capitolist