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CBD company Just Brands USA Inc. was hit with a proposed class action on Friday in California federal court alleging that the company inflates the amount of CBD on the labeling for its edible products and tinctures, with some containing no CBD at all.
The first person ever convicted of economic espionage by a federal jury, for stealing manufacturing secrets from DuPont Co. and selling the information to Chinese-owned companies, has asked for early home release, saying he contracted COVID-19 in prison and is on a ventilator.
A California federal judge gave both the Federal Trade Commission and LendingClub partial quick wins Monday in the regulator's false advertising suit against the loan servicer, but allowed the bulk of the suit to move forward after finding that several questions of fact and law remained.
Western Digital Corp. has been hit with a proposed class action in California federal court accusing the data storage giant of surreptitiously changing the design of a popular hard drive product in a way that made the devices "completely worthless."
A California federal judge has rejected the Yurok Tribe's bid to lift a stay in a suit against the federal government seeking to protect a salmon species from the impacts of an irrigation project in the Klamath River.