Gorilla Glue Co. Is Suing the Makers of GG#4 Strain

The well-known strain of marijuana called “Gorilla Glue” is being dragged to court because the brand bares the same name as a popular adhesive company, reports Cincinnati.com.

It was recently revealed that the Ohio-based Gorilla Glue Co. has filed a lawsuit against GG Strains, the producer of a highly potent, hybrid pot strain known as Gorilla Glue #4, over trademark infringement. The complaint, which was filed in U.S. District Court in Cincinnati, is calling for the makers of the weed strain to stop marketing the product under a moniker that took the Gorilla Glue Co. decades to establish.

“Gorilla Glue has been using this trademark for about two decades and has invested a lot in building the brand,” Thomas Hankinson, the attorney representing the plaintiff,” said in a statement.

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Modest Victories for Defense in Case against Med-West Cannabis Company

In a case being watched by both the cannabis and legal communities nationwide, attorney Jessica McElfresh and her legal team scored two modest victories last week.

In a pre-trial hearing in San Diego Superior Court, Judge Laura W. Halgren ordered the return of McElfresh’s seized medical records and set a schedule for the attorneys in the case to file further briefs.

The major issue of the briefs requested by the judge is how the long-established concept of attorney-client privilege applies in this case. McElfresh had worked with hundreds of clients during her seven years practicing cannabis law. The current lawyers for many of those clients have expressed to Judge Halgren their claim that attorney-client privilege applies to paper and electronic files seized during a search of McElfresh’s home and office.

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New Hampshire is Latest State to Sue OxyContin Manufacturer

BY HOLLY RAMER

ASSOCIATED PRESS

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — The attorney general’s office sued Purdue Pharma on Tuesday, alleging that the drug manufacturer has continued its deceptive marketing of OxyContin in a state that has been called the “ground zero” of the opioid epidemic.

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Federal Lawsuit Against Sessions and DEA Says MMJ’s Schedule I Status Is Unconstitutional and Racist

An 11-year-old girl who suffers from epileptic seizures, former New York Jets player Marvin Washington and an Iraq war veteran with post-traumatic stress disorder are among five plaintiffs in a lawsuit filed this week against the federal government.

The lawsuit seeks the de-classification of marijuana as a dangerous drug and challenges the constitutionality of the Controlled Substances Act (CSA).

The 89-page complaint, filed in the New York district court, claims that the federal government does not now, nor could ever possibly have believed that cannabis met or meets the DEA’s Schedule I requirements: “no currently accepted medical use and a high potential for abuse.”

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