Hemp Tea Maker Wants To Toss Suit Over THC Content

By Jeannie O'Sullivan (February 5, 2021, 3:06 PM EST) -- A health supplements company urged a New Jersey federal court to toss a proposed class action by a parolee who claimed his consumption of hemp tea was revealed by a urine test, arguing Thursday that he has no standing to sue because he was never penalized as a result.

Ricardo Santiago's lawsuit stated that while he tested positive for delta-9-tetrahydrocannabinol — or THC, the psychoactive ingredient in marijuana — the content wasn't enough for his parole officer to consider it a violation, Total Life Changes LLC argued in a dismissal motion. The suit stems from Santiago's purchase of TLC's Iaso Tea...

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