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Law360 Quotes Stewart on His Recent CBD Case Dismissal Success

March 15, 2021

Ian Stewart (Partner-Los Angeles, CA) was quoted in the March 5, 2021, edition of Law 360 in an article titled “Another CBD Co. Gets Consumer Suit Halted Over FDA Delay.” The article details a recent case in which Ian defended a Colorado CBD company against a class action suit accusing the company of selling illegal products. Ian’s motion to dismiss the suit was granted by a federal judge and the case was administratively closed, pending future regulations from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration or Congress on CBD. Ian said the judge’s ruling was consistent with other courts and helps to prevent "a hodgepodge of conflicting court rulings around the country. CBD is already a very confusing subject, legally and commercially.” He continued, “Not to say that customers don't have important rights, but from our perspective, it's important to allow the FDA to do its job." 

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