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  • Sacramento County Modifies Cannabis Ordinances related to Rental Property

    Cannabis has been a hot topic for the last couple years as the state and municipalities attempt to grapple with the legal use of cannabis. This led to cultivation restrictions, strict compliance ordinances and steep administratively penalties for violations. Today we look at a recent change to the Sacramento County ordinances that create safe harbor […]

    State Adopts Cannabis Safe Harbor Rule in AB 2164

    Today, we look at recent legislation related to cannabis, safe harbor and the landlord/tenant relationship. Many municipalities were adopting strict liability ordinances related to cannabis and these ordinance were targeting landlords out of possession. The State took measures to assist landlords in the management of their properties. As always, if you have any questions about […]

    Looking Forward in 2019

    As we take in the time to ring in the New Year, we look forward to the market opportunities and legal changes ahead. There are several key legal changes that will impact businesses, real estate and estate planning goals. Here are some that we are watching. As always, if you have any questions about your […]

    Is Cannabis on the Path to Full Legalization?

    In early January, US Attorney General Sessions rescinded the Cole Memorandum and that set off a political firestorm. States where cannabis is legal became concerned with how the federal government would treat this emerging market. Today we look at recently proposed legislation and its potential impacts. As always, if you have any questions about your […]

    The City of Sacramento Adopts Residential Cannabis Restrictions

    A word from Keith Dunnagan: Today we examine the role of the adoption of Ordinance No. 2017-0047 by the City of Sacramento. This ordinance sets the parameters of what is legal with respect to residential cannabis grows within the City of Sacramento along with the penalties for violating this ordinance. As always, if you have any […]

    SELLER FINANCE: Risks and Rewards When Cannabis is Involved

    By Steve Beede, Founder/Counsel In 2016, we published a series of Articles on the challenges of leasing real property when the occupant may be using, cultivating, or distributing medical marijuana (“Cannabis”). However, since then California has passed a law legalizing recreational marijuana which has greatly expanded both the potential use as well as the business […]