Law360 (January 1, 2019, 12:03 PM EST) -- As more states legalize recreational and medical cannabis, more litigation has popped up around the industry.
From what is likely the country’s first cannabis patent suit to a wave of civil Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act claims filed by people living near growers and distributors, courts are being asked to decide a variety of disputes that touch on the clash between federal and state laws governing cannabis.
Here are several cases in the cannabis world that Law360 is watching in 2019.
1. United Cannabis Corp. v. Pure Hemp Collective
In what industry watchers say is the first patent case involving...
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