California court upholds cannabis biz lease ax dispute


By Sarah Jarvis (January 21, 2022 at 4:54 p.m. EST) – A California appeals court has upheld the dismissal of a lawsuit brought by a company alleging that its landlord misrepresented how suitable a commercial property was for operating a cannabis business, the finding that the plaintiff failed to assert a duty of care necessary to support his claim of negligence.

Presiding Judge Laurence D. Rubin, writing for the Second Circuit Circuit on Wednesday, upheld the trial court’s dismissal in favor of Nguyen Phat Real Estate Investment LLC and its manager Sam Ho, who were being sued by Prime Care Inc. The panel found that the lower The court upheld the defendants’ objections and found that …

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