Mondaq Article: United States: Federal Court Presses ‘Pause’ Button On Budding CBD Litigation

Mondaq Article: United States: Federal Court Presses ‘Pause’ Button On Budding CBD Litigation

United States: Federal Court Presses ‘Pause’ Button On Budding CBD Litigation 14 February 2020 by Stephanie A. Sheridan , Cynthia Taub , Daniel C. Rubenstein and Chelsea Gold Steptoe & Johnson LLP A Florida district court has stayed a CBD case based on the primary jurisdiction doctrine, providing retailers and manufacturers with a potential new strategy for delaying litigation until the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) completes its highly anticipated rulemaking on how to regulate such products. The class-action lawsuit—Snyder v. Green Roads of Florida LLC, case no. 0:19-cv-62342-UU (S.D. Fla., Jan. 3, 2020)—was brought by two plaintiffs who purchased products that contain hemp-derived cannabidiol (CBD), including edibles…

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