Obama Administration Drops Charges Against Several California Landlords That Rented To Marijuana Dispensaries

CALIFORNIA:  The U.S. Attorney’s office has officially dropped cases against several California landlords that had marijuana dispensaries operating in their buildings.

One Anaheim-based landlord, Tony Jalali, stood to lose his $1.5 million property as a result of a DEA investigation in which an undercover officer purchased $37 worth of marijuana at the facility. The undercover officer had forged a doctor’s recommendation and was posing as a legitimate patient, and managed to purchase the marijuana without actually having a prescription. [Read more…]