A United States District Court Judge issued a temporary restraining order prohibiting the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) from enforcing the Immediate Suspension Order issued against Morris and Dickson.

Acknowledging, that the entire administrative record was not before the court, Judge Foote nonetheless held that “Plaintiff has demonstrated a substantial likelihood that it will be able to prove that the Acting Administrator’s finding is arbitrary and capricious” and that “Morris & Dickson faces a substantial threat of irreparable harm if the immediate suspension of DEA Certificates of Registration Nos. RM0314790 and RM0335732 is not enjoined and that the balance of equities and the public interest favor granting a temporary restraining order.”

A preliminary injunction hearing is currently scheduled for May 22.