Lawsuit: Denver Man Monopolizing Illinois Marijuana Biz

ILLINOIS:  A new lawsuit has been filed involving medical marijuana, this one claiming a Denver businessman and unsuccessful city council candidate schemed to monopolize the new industry in Illinois.

Medponics Illinois filed the lawsuit Monday in Lake County. It claims Kayvan Khalatbari and his Denver companies have controlling interests in more than three Illinois cultivation centers.

If true, that would violate Illinois rules.