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Landlord-Tenant Issues Affecting Medical Marijuana Dispensaries in California
This luncheon program will discuss important considerations for landlords, as well as their attorneys and other representatives, who are involved in medical marijuana dispensary leases in the City of Los Angeles and state of California. This program promises to be one of the most distinguished discussions on this topic in the state of California. Our well-qualified panel will discuss federal, state and local implications for entering into such leases. Topics covered will include: City of Los Angeles LAMC 45.19.6 et seq, 15 conditions for limited immunity to apply, Proposition D and the effect of the Medical Marijuana Regulation and Safety Act (MMRSA) on January 1, 2018, landlord's need to comply with state and local ordinances, new regulations effective January 1, 2016, changes to limited immunity of multiple health and safety codes, local jurisdiction license vs. state license, federal Controlled Substance Act Issues, co-conspirator, forfeiture, and misdemeanor and felony issues. The program will also explore ethical considerations for attorneys representing landlord and tenants in the medical marijuana arena.

About Our Speakers:

The Hon. Steven K. Lubell (Ret.) after a decade as a Los Angeles Superior Court Commissioner and adjunct professor of law, and over a decade before that as a real estate lawyer, maintains a law practice in the area of the regulation and compliance with medical cannabis laws in the State of California and the cultivation, manufacturing, distribution, transportation, and dispensing of cannabis under the Medical Marijuana Regulation and Safety Act, and the proposed Adult Use Initiative.

Aaron Lachant, a partner at Nelson Hardiman in West Los Angeles, began representing medical marijuana dispensaries in 2009. He has drafted the municipal medical marijuana regulatory ordinance that qualified for the May 2013 ballot and has represented over 40 medical marijuana dispensaries in California.

Michael Grahn is a principal with Grahn Law and specializes in both criminal and civil law. Mr. Grahn has a specialty in California medical marijuana defense and has a variety of experience under this category, including representation of makers of smartphone apps who focus on mobile cannabis delivery.
When: Wednesday, May 25, 2016, 12:00 pm to 1:30 pm
Where: Lawry's The Prime Rib (Directions, Free Underground Parking)
$0 - Members of The Order of Distinguished Attorneys
- BHBA Members who pay in advance*
$225 - Non-BHBA Members who pay in advance*
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Oron Maher, Esq. - Section / Program Chair
* Advanced registration closes24 hours prior to event time. Registrations received thereafter include a $25 additional fee.Full refund with 48 hours notice. Raincheck with 24 hours notice.

This activity has been approved for Minimum Continuing Legal Education credit by the State Bar of California in the amount of 1 Hour of Participatory Credit and the Beverly Hills Bar Association certifies that this activity conforms to the standards for approved education activities prescribed by the rules and regulations of the State Bar of California governing minimum continuing legal education.
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