CBD Oil Co. Sued By Fired Trucker Gets RICO Claim Tossed

By Emilie Ruscoe (August 5, 2021, 7:41 PM EDT) -- A federal magistrate judge in Buffalo, New York, has tossed a racketeering claim from a trucker's suit alleging he lost his job after taking a supplement that contained THC, causing him to fail a drug test.

In a text-only order dated Tuesday, U.S. Magistrate Judge Jonathan W. Feldman determined that a civil claim for damages brought under the federal Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act by plaintiffs Douglas J. Horn and Cindy Horn "must be dismissed as a matter of law."

Judge Feldman's order came less than a week after he decided to postpone the start of the trial in the...

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