9th Circuit Affirms Dismissal Of Lip Balm Dispensing Class Suit

(March 22, 2016, 2:23 PM EDT) -- PASADENA, Calif. — A consumer who brought a class suit against a cosmetics and skin care manufacturer alleging false and deceptive labeling, after the consumer alleged that she was unable to fully dispense the lip balm that she purchased failed to state a claim under any of the California statutes named, including California Business and Professions Code Section 17200, the Ninth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals ruled March 17 (Angela Ebner v. Fresh, Inc., No. 13-56644, 9th Cir.; 2016 U.S. App. LEXIS 4875).

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