RICHMOND COMPASSIONATE VS RICH

Case No.: MSC16-01426    

HEARING ON DEMURRER TO 2nd Amended COMPLAINT of RICHMOND


COMPASSIONATE CARE COLLECTIVE FILED BY ZEADD M HANDOUSH, 7 STARS


* TENTATIVE RULING: *


Defendants have demurred to Plaintiff Richmond Compassion Care Collective’s (“RCCC”) second amended complaint (“SAC”), which includes claims for violation of the Cartwright Act and the Unfair Practices Act. This ruling addresses the three demurrers filed by defendants.


Each of those demurrers is sustained with leave to amend. Plaintiff may file and serve an amended complaint on or before July 20, 2017.


Cartwright Act (cause of action 1)


To state a Cartwright Act claim, plaintiff must allege”[t]he formation and operation of the conspiracy; the illegal acts done pursuant thereto; a purpose to restrain trade; and the damage caused by such acts. [Citation.]” (G.H.I.I. v. MTS........