Posted: Sep 09, 2019
A grower in Oregon is using federal anti-racketeering laws against a neighboring cannabis producer.
A number of people who live next to legal cannabis farms have sued in federal court, using the federal RICO racketeering law to complain about the smell. Those lawsuits have generally gone nowhere.
But a RICO lawsuit in Oregon passed an important hurdle last week because it was filed not by just any aggrieved neighbor, but by a vineyard owner. And that owner's claim was not just that growing weed smells bad – they claim the smell cost them a sale of wine grapes.
By W. Blake Gray
September 7, 2019
Source and Complete Article: Wine-searcher.com
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