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Lawsuits in the cannabis space

As the cannabis industry matures from illegal activity to legitimate businesses, it faces the same exposure to lawsuits that exists in other industries.

Once upon a time—and not long ago—it would have been unheard of to try a cannabis civil lawsuit in an American courtroom.

However, the cannabis industry cannot be ignored. With most U.S. states having established some form of marijuana legalization, and international jurisdictions acting similarly, the pace of commercial activity in the space has accelerated. Similarly, a swell of business activity surrounds hemp and hemp-derived products, particularly with much attention being paid to cannabidiol (CBD). The passage of the 2018 Farm Bill further added momentum to an already popular cannabis market.

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