Medical marijuana legal battle brewing in New Brunswick

Marijuana for Trauma founder Fabian Henry alleges OrganiGram denied the not-for-profit organization its interest in trauma healing centres opened in several cities in eastern Canada. (CBC)

Marijuana for Trauma Inc., has filed a lawsuit against licensed medical marijuana producer OrganiGram Holdings Inc., over the development of Trauma Healing Centers across the country for veterans and others dealing with post-traumatic stress disorder.

Fabian Henry, founder and president of the Oromocto-based company Marijuana for Trauma, alleges Moncton-based OrganiGram unlawfully terminated a partnership and inappropriately used proprietary information in documents filed with the Court of Queen's Bench in Fredericton on July 6.

But OrganiGram denies there was ever an agreement and intends to file a counter claim, spokesman Brett Allan said in a statement.

"We believe this lawsuit to be an attempt to embarrass the principals and the company as well as to deflect from the failure of MFT to fulfill an employment contract they signed with [Trauma Health Centers] in...

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