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May 2022

Christopher Strunk Authors Hemp Regulation Article for ABA’s TortSource

Gordon Rees Scully Mansukhani Cannabis, Hemp & CBD practice group co-leader Christopher Strunk authored a feature article entitled "Navigating Hemp’s Legal Headwinds in 2022" published by the American Bar Association's TortSource, a publication of the Tort Trial and Insurance Practice Section. Strunk serves on the TIPS Cannabis Committee and has previously been director of programming. 

The article examines the challenges faced by the multi-billion dollar hemp industry and addresses the legal and regulatory uncertanties faced by the businesses operating within this landscape, including THC testing, and the use of CBD in hemp-based products. 

Strunk has represented clients in the industrial hemp and cannabis sector for nearly a decade, assisting companies in complying with state environmental laws, managing downstream risk, and defending them in high-stakes product liability litigation. He is nationally recognized for his work on the environmental issues facing the cannabis industry, including litigation risks, state regulations, and agency enforcement.  He is a leader of the Gordon & Rees Cannabis, Hemp & CBD practice group one of the largest and deepest practices in the country. He is also a member of the firm’s Environmental/Toxic Tort, Commercial Litigation, and Entertainment practice groups and has more than twenty years of experience litigating complex environmental and toxic tort disputes. 

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Christopher D. Strunk