Alabama cannabis regulator is getting sued yet again. This time, a medical cannabis company applying for a license filed a defamation lawsuit against the Alabama Medical Cannabis Commission (AMCC).

The lawsuit from Medella LLC alleges that the AMCC's assessments of various license candidates misleadingly insinuated that either one of the company's owners or senior directors had a criminal background.

The latest legal action against the commission follows several others, from Alabama Always LLC and Chicago-based marijuana company Verano Holdings Corp. (OTCQX: VRNOF). Both companies have been in legal spats with the commission for months as they were either left without or stripped of their license under AMCC's faulty permit allocation process.

Verano's president, Darren Weiss, is a speaker at the upcoming Benzinga event …

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