Emily Ashcraft

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Hemp Company Debates Alleged Supply Agreement in Colorado District Court

American Hemp Ventures, a Colorado company, filed a lawsuit against Klondike Agricultural Products, LLC, after the defendant demanded millions of dollars for not following through with a supply agreement the plaintiff claims was entered into...

Members of Congress Ask for Aid in Excess Animal Population Caused by COVID-19

Members of Congress wrote a letter to President Trump asking for guidance and support for livestock and poultry producers as to animal depopulation and disposal. The closure or slowdown of meatpacking plants during the COVID-19...

Appeals Court Rules Farm Has Rights to Divert Water from River

In a reversal of the original ruling in the Superior Court of Sacramento County, Presiding Justice Vance W. Raye, along with Judge Ronald B. Robie, and Judge Harold E Hull ruled that Heather Robinson Tanaka...

Monsanto Receives Lawsuit from DC Attorney General for Toxic Chemicals

DC Attorney General Karl A. Racine filed a lawsuit against Monsanto Company for making, promoting, and selling toxic chemicals called polychlorinated biphenyls which they knew would harm residents of the District, pollute waterways, and kill...

Coalition Asks Congress for Rural Infrastructure Funds in COVID-19 Relief Package

The Rebuild Rural coalition sent a letter to the majority and minority leaders of both houses of Congress, asking that any future COVID-19 relief packages include funding for improved rural infrastructure. They say many rural...

Folgers Coffee Receives Lawsuit for Falsely Advertising Amounts in Coffee Canisters

A class action lawsuit was filed this week against The Folger Coffee Company for alleged deceptive advertising on its coffee canisters. They claim although the packaging advertises that it will make...