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Bong Maker Beats Appeal in Prop 65 Suit Over Marijuana Smoke

Sept. 27, 2022, 2:53 PM

A bong maker’s win in a suit alleging it violated California’s Proposition 65 by failing to warn consumers that its products expose them to marijuana smoke that could cause cancer or reproductive harm was affirmed by a state appeals court.

Environmental Health Advocates Inc. brought a private enforcement action alleging that Sream Inc. “exposes consumers to marijuana smoke” by manufacturing and marketing Roor Classic water pipe products.

The key question was whether Sream’s water pipe products “expose” consumers to marijuana smoke within the meaning of the law, the California Court of Appeal, First District said.

The term “expose” isn’t defined ...