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Forfeiture and Law Enforcement Against Prohibition

DOJ Suspends Asset Forfeiture Equitable Sharing

DOJ Suspends Asset Forfeiture Equitable Sharing

WASHINGTON, Dec. 23, 2015 /Weed Wire/ — The Department of Justice released a memorandum addressed to local, state, and tribal law enforcement agencies Monday to announce that the equitable sharing program for asset forfeiture funds has been temporarily suspended due to financial considerations.

Harborside Health Center and U.S. attorney Oakland and Sean Parker

City of Oakland Continues Legal Action to Defend Harborside

OAKLAND, Calif., Oct. 8, 2015 /Weed Wire/ — The City of Oakland filed a petition on October 5 for rehearing en banc in the US Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit. The filing follows a federal ruling in August that Oakland couldn’t challenge the federal government’s forfeiture action in July 2012 against Harborside Health Center.


Landlords Calculate Marijuana Risk

Landlords are simple people. They want to collect rent and, at the end of the lease, they want their asset back in good enough shape to rent it out again. Owners of commercial property thinking about renting to legal marijuana businesses face an unusual degree of risk.