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Update on our appeal in the 9th Circuit Volkswagen Diesel Fraud Case

The Appellate Panel consolidated our Bosch appeal with the Volkswagen appeal and a decision should be announced soon.  If successful the appeal would set aside the largest consumer fraud settlement in history while leaving Volkswagen on the hook.  The settlement allowed Volkswagen to "hide and conceal" claims from the Court and Settlement Master Robert Mueller. 
We filed an action in Butte County yesterday with the intent of having a jury decide punitive damages. We would be the first party to bring the defeat device case to jury trial.  Peer reviewed studies proved thousands of people with lung diseases died from the fraud.  

 

Proposition 64 the Adult Use of Marijuana Act

Posted by Fred Fletcher on Wednesday, September 14, 2016 Under: Proposition 64
The Adult Use of Marijuana Act is poised to pass this November in California. Prop 64 provides a comprehensive regulatory scheme for the cultivation, manufacturing and retail sale of cannabis. It also imposes taxes of $9.25 per ounce for flowers and $2.75 per ounce for leave. 

With the recent gun ban for 215 card holders recreational marijuana has a huge advantage. Consumers not cultivators will shape this new industry. Consumers shape every industry and the marijuana industry will be the same. 

Due to artificial restraints (prohibition), demand has always exceeded supply making consumer preference a secondary concern. Consumers have been forced to accept what is available, which will change over the next decade. Cultivators who understand their place in the new economy will thrive, while divas will fail. When prices eventually fall cultivators who understand the consumer will crush the competition. 

There are many strong opinions about Prop 64 but political opinions will not attract customers of consumables. Only a good product will attract consumers. If cultivators spent less time indulging themselves in self importance and more time on quality control the State would consider their input. But the bulk of the industry is still immature because the industry has existed in artificial markets without real world lessons in business management.  

The consumer is king and their opinion translates into profits. It's just the way business works...


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