Bud Lite Sues Nevada Dispensary Association

Blowing smoke? Lawsuit accuses popular cannabis brand of overstating THC content in its joints

It’s not often that a lawsuit makes headlines in the world of cannabis; however, Thursday’s suit against one of the country’s top cannabis brands, Bud Lite, is being called a “smoking lawsuit.”

The lawsuit was filed in Nevada’s Clark County District Court, and it focuses on “the product’s ability to produce a high” when ingested. The suit claims the cannabis product is highly volatile, and it may cause users to experience an adverse reaction.

“Bud Lite had no idea that using their product would result in a user developing a severe reaction, including death,” claims the lawsuit.

The company is accused of making claims to consumers that their joint contains only 1 percent THC and that they would have none of the drug’s psychoactive effects.

The company denies the allegations, and they state, “These claims are false, have not been made by a licensed marijuana dispenser and are in violation of the Federal Controlled Substances Act.”

As you can see, some of the allegations made by the company are far-fetched, considering many of the “bud” and “lite” brands are packaged differently.

At the end of the day, these allegations don’t seem to be serious, and they have been addressed by marijuana growers and dispensary owners.

“We want the public to understand that it’s important to use our packaging options properly,” said Ed Rosenthal, executive director of the non-profit dispensary and grower advocacy group the Nevada Dispensary Association. Rosenthal said he is not surprised to see the lawsuit.

According to Rosenthal, “The cannabis industry is just so huge and there are many different types of businesses all trying to make a

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