CBD and Hemp Legal and Regulatory Roundup – July 2022 | Kelley Drye & Warren LLP – JDSupra – JD Supra

Welcome to our weekly roundup of CBD and hemp-related legal and regulatory news:

CBD

Mayim Bialik obtains preliminary injunction, TRO on CBD products using her name

U.S. District Judge Beth Bloom granted a bid from celebrity Mayim Bialik for a preliminary injunction and a TRO, noting there was a high likelihood that Bialik would be able to show that the sites engaged in a false endorsement advertising campaign. While the complaint didn’t specify defendants, the judge still said they were temporarily barred from using Bialik’s likeness, name or persona in any advertisements or marketing campaigns. Law 360 (sub. req.)

Cannabis

Neb. tells circuit court right to vote doesn’t include efforts for ballot initiatives

The Nebraska Secretary of State told the Eighth Circuit that the federally protected right to vote doesn’t extend to state citizens’ efforts to put initiatives on the ballot. The brief is in response to a marijuana legalization campaign that argued it lacks the resources to gather signatures in remote corners of the state and that the requirement is unconstitutional. The brief urged the court to act quickly, since Nebraskans for Medical Marijuana has until July 7 to secure the necessary signatures to put the legalization question on the

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