Perspectives on Prop 65 Counseling & Litigation
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California’s Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment recently added Δ9-tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) and “cannabis (marijuana) smoke” to the list of chemicals known to the state of California to cause reproductive toxicity, with an effective date of January 3, 2020.
In this video episode of Fashion Counsel, Arent Fox Fashion & Retail Practice Leader Anthony Lupo and Arent Fox Partner Lynn R. Fiorentino discuss Prop 65, how companies can ensure they are in compliance with the California law, and the potential of the New York Consumer Right to Know Act.
Food, Drug, Medical Device & Cosmetic attorney Emily Leongini will present at Q1 Production’s 7th Annual Food Labeling Regulatory Compliance Conference in February.
On October 7, 2019, the California Chamber of Commerce filed suit against the State of California requesting that a federal district court enjoin the State and private enforcers from requiring Proposition 65 warnings on foods that contain acrylamide.
With the news media covering the link between marijuana vaping, deaths, and lung conditions, California’s push to add THC to the Proposition 65 harmful chemicals list could mean financial, legal, and reputational challenges for cannabis businesses.
In recent months, businesses that use disposable product packaging have seen an increase in Proposition 65 Notices of Violation for the commonly used chemical DEHP.
Following on our previous alert, Proposition 65 amendments that take effect on August 30, 2018 impose new warning requirements on all participants in the product supply chain.
Last October, we alerted you that watchdog groups were filing notices of violation (NOVs) against cannabis dispensaries for alleged violations under Proposition 65.
Now Trending: Watchdog Groups Unleash New Wave of Proposition 65 Lawsuits Targeting Marijuana Dispensaries
As we reported in October 2017, marijuana dispensaries represent the latest wave of Proposition 65 targets.
Proposition 65 requires that businesses with 10 or more employees provide a clear and reasonable warning to California consumers before knowingly and intentionally exposing them to any chemical on a list of more than 900 chemicals known to cause cancer or reproductive toxicity.
On October 15, 2017, California Governor Jerry Brown signed into law the "Cleaning Product Right to Know Act of 2017."
The Federal Trade Commission has announced a proposed settlement and consent order in its investigation of a US-based water filtration company.
On August 31, 2016, California took a long-awaited step in publishing new major changes to the Proposition 65 warning regulations; the first of such amendments in more than a decade.
A recent ruling in California US District Court will severely curtail the ability of plaintiffs to bring tort actions based on exposure to chemicals listed under California’s Proposition 65 (Prop 65) as chemicals known to cause cancer or birth defects.