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Riley Phillips Griffin is a litigator with a diverse general litigation practice. Riley has represented healthcare industry clients in pharmaceutical and medical device litigation, as well as businesses in matters concerning contract disputes. She has been a team member in multi-district litigation defending a pharmaceutical company throughout the United States.

This country’s relationship with cannabis is a complicated one, and as is often the case in complicated matters, words matter. Marijuana and hemp are different strains of the Cannabis sativa L plant. So, “cannabis” is a scientific term, not a legal one.

Although the Controlled Substances Act historically made no distinction between marijuana and hemp