ASA : Congresswoman Introduces Bill to Protect Landlords of Compliant Medical Marijuana BusinessesQuicklink submitted by Mari Eliza Permalink
|Rep. Barbara Lee (D-CA) and eight initial co-sponsors introduce HR 6335 to stop unfair land grabs by DOJ Washington, D.C. -- Late yesterday, Congresswoman Barbara Lee (D-CA) and eight initial co-sponsors introduced HR 6335, the States' Medical Marijuana Property Rights Protection Act, in an attempt to stop the seizure of property from landlords of state law-compliant medical marijuana businesses. The introduction of HR 6335 comes less than a month after U.S. Attorney Melinda Haag served an asset forfeiture lawsuit against the landlord of Harborside, a medical marijuana dispensary in Rep. Lee's district of Oakland. The Justice Department action was opposed by Rep. Lee, but it also sparked an outcry from local and state officials, including City Council members, the Oakland City Attorney, and the Board of Equalization...|
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