Law360 (October 3, 2019, 6:31 PM EDT) — A federal judge in Rochester, New York, refused Wednesday to pave the way for a fired trucker to immediately appeal the dismissal of claims against three companies he blames for his firing after he used their CBD oil and then failed a drug test.
Douglas Horn was fired after testing positive for THC, the psychoactive ingredient in marijuana, even though the CBD oil he bought was supposed to have had no psychoactive ingredients. Horn says the oil’s makers and sellers, Medical Marijuana Inc., Dixie Elixirs and Edibles, and Red Dice Holdings LLC, should be held responsible.
U.S. District Judge Frank Geraci…
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We study the effects of cannabidiol (CBD), a non-psychoactive component of cannabis that does not produce the high associated with smoking or using it."There is a lot of debate on the health effects of marijuana and the use of cannabinoids, which are a group of compounds found in marijuana that have anti-inflammatory, pain-relieving, anti-nausea and anti-emetic properties. However, there is a lack of solid scientific evidence to guide us in the application of cannabis therapeutics."