6th Circ. Sends Hemp Seed Dispute Back To Ky. Court

By Melissa Angell (September 20, 2021, 8:04 PM EDT) -- The Sixth Circuit on Monday revived Legacy Hemp LLC's contract suit accusing Canadian hemp company Terramax Holdings Corp. of breaching their seven-year hemp seed distribution contract, finding Legacy had demonstrated Terramax had sufficient ties to Kentucky to be sued there.

In a nine-page opinion, a three-judge panel found a lower court got it wrong when it dismissed Legacy's lawsuit because it did not meet the personal jurisdiction requirements under Kentucky's long-arm statute. The state statute grants jurisdiction over out-of-state residents in certain circumstances.

The panel pointed out that the lower court itself found Terramax's conduct falls under the statute since the...

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