Cannabis Webinar Wednesday: Cannabis Regulation Is the New Frontier in Real Estate and Land Use Control
Whitney Hodges, Partner, Sheppard Mullin
Stephanie Sweat, Associate, Sheppard Mullin
California has positioned itself as a leader on emerging cannabis policy. While federal law, including the Comprehensive Drug Abuse Prevention and Control Act of 1970, still prohibits cannabis-related activities within the State’s borders, several largely progressive laws in California permit the possession, cultivation, transportation, and distribution of cannabis. This program will cover:
- The history of cannabis legalization in California
- What local governments may regulate and deem appropriate use of land within their jurisdictions Court reactions sustain local government control of cannabis activity
- Application of CEQA to local government ordinances
- Common trends we are seeing by local governments
- Fundamental cannabis specific concepts in leases
This activity has been approved for Minimum 1 Continuing Legal Education credit by the State Bar of California. Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP 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.
This program has been approved in accordance with the requirements of the New York State Continuing Legal Education Board for a maximum of 1 credit hour which may be applied toward the Areas of Professional Practice requirement, and is suitable for both transitional and non-transitional attorneys.