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Given the extraordinary risks and evolving regulatory landscape in the rapidly expanding cannabis industry, investors should consider due diligence matters across a wide swath of legal fields when evaluating cannabis-focused transactions, say attorneys with Epstein Becker.
Another Greenlane shareholder has filed a proposed class action against the vaping product distributor in Florida federal court, alleging the company misled investors about an impending e-cigarette ban in San Francisco that sent shares sliding 80%.
Hemp foods company Manitoba Harvest has failed to warn consumers about the levels of lead and cadmium in some of its hemp seed products, according to a complaint filed under California's Proposition 65 in state court on Tuesday.
A tobacco researcher told lawmakers on Wednesday a proposed bill that would raise the minimum age for buying tobacco products to 21 and would ban flavored e-cigarette products could spawn a public health disaster by creating a black market.
The number of suspected vaping-related illnesses in Massachusetts has risen to 92, with a majority of the 29 cases deemed serious enough to report to federal health officials involving patients who vaped THC products, the state’s health department said Wednesday.