Category Archives: Lawsuit

We Need to Bring #TimesUp to the Cannabis Space: Liv Vasquez Teaches Us How

Liv Vasquez won her lawsuit against an abusive employer in the cannabis space. Now she’s helping others find their voice. The post We Need to Bring #TimesUp to the Cannabis Space: Liv Vasquez Teaches Us How appeared first on High Times.

When Marijuana Meets #MeToo: One Woman’s Legal Victory Could Lead To Many More

It has been just over two years since the #metoo movement began, and conversations continue as more stories of workplace sexual harassment abound. Individuals and corporations are being held accountable in a new way. Like any other industry, there are many instances of misconduct and bad behavior in cannabis history. From trimmers being asked to […]

New Jersey Man Sues Amazon For Firing Him Over Medical Marijuana Use

A New Jersey man filed a lawsuit in October against his employer Amazon for allegedly firing him after not advising his superiors of his medical marijuana treatment. The man, who has been publicly identified only as D.J.C., failed a random drug test in July, and was put on temporary paid leave. After supplying the documentation […]

New York Judge Schedules Opioid Epidemic Trial

CENTRAL ISLIP, N.Y. (AP) — A New York judge on Wednesday scheduled what could be the second state-level trial in the U.S. on the toll of opioids. Judge Jerry Garguilo set a trial date of Jan. 20 for claims brought by the state attorney general and the Long Island counties of Nassau and Suffolk against […]

Cinnabon Suing Vape Company For Trademark Infringement

Cinnabon, the company behind the popular cinnamon rolls, is suing LiquidChronic, a vaping company based in Las Vegas, for copyright infringement over an e-cigarette liquid that uses the “Cinnabon” brand name. The Las Vegas Review-Journal reported that in a federal lawsuit filed Monday, Cinnabon accused LiquidChronic of “targeting consumers which are familiar with” the cinnamon […]

California And NYC Sue US Postal Service For Trafficking Cigarettes

NEW YORK (AP) — California and New York City sued the U.S. Postal Service on Tuesday to stop tens of thousands of cigarette packages from being mailed from foreign countries to U.S. residents, saying the smugglers are engaging in tax evasion while postal workers look the other way. The lawsuit in Brooklyn federal court blames […]

Johnson & Johnson Agrees To $20.4 Million Settlement Ahead Of Opioid Trial In Ohio

Healthcare products manufacturer Johnson & Johnson announced on Tuesday that it had reached an agreement with two Ohio counties to settle a lawsuit over the company’s role in the ongoing opioid crisis. Under terms of the settlement, Johnson & Johnson would pay Cuyahoga and Summit counties a total of $20.4 million. “The settlement allows the […]

Johnson & Johnson Appeals Oklahoma Judge’s $572 Million Order Against Them

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Consumer products giant Johnson & Johnson is appealing an Oklahoma judge’s $572 million order against the company and its subsidiaries for helping fuel the state’s opioid crisis. The company filed an appeal with the Oklahoma Supreme Court on Wednesday, arguing the ruling was an “unprecedented interpretation of Oklahoma public nuisance law.” […]

Federal Judge Rules Oregon Vineyard Can Sue Neighboring Cannabis Business

A federal judge has ruled that an Oregon vineyard has established the legal authority to sue a neighboring cannabis growing operation. In the ruling, U.S. Senior District Judge Anna Brown found that Momzati Vineyard’s allegation that the proximity of the marijuana cultivation business had caused a “concrete financial loss” and the lawsuit for violations of […]

Montel Williams Settles Lawsuit Against CBD Oil Company

Celebrity cannabis advocate Montel Williams announced on Wednesday that he has reached a settlement in a lawsuit against a company that allegedly used his name and likeness to sell CBD oil without permission. Under the terms of the settlement, Timothy Isaac of Arizona and various entities he owns or is associated with have agreed to refrain […]