Posts Tagged ‘leasing’

A Non-trivial Trivia Quiz Answer

Who is the first commercial landlord in the United States to be incarcerated for leasing to a medical marijuana business? The answer may be fun for real estate professionals to try recalling, but for the person who will spend a year in jail, it’s no joke. Mr. Jonathan Janetski, a commercial landlord, on January 4, […]

Federal Supremacy and Arizona’s Medical Marijuana Act

If you’ll wait a couple of days you should be able to find an article by Doug Metcalf of Lewis & Roca at this URL: http://www.azbar.org/AZAttorney. It’s in the current issue of the hard copy of Arizona Attorney (out this week). The article explains how federal law, in this case the Controlled Substances Act (CSA), trumps the Arizona […]

Landlords Rolling with Medical Marijuana Commercial Tenants – A New Dynamic, Part Five

In this final installment, I review more provisions of the commerce park/industrial style lease that will require thought and usually revision when a landlord negotiates its form lease with the medical marijuana enterprise (“MME”). Common Areas, Signage and Rules and Regulations: Tenants sometimes forget that the common areas are for the benefit of all the […]

Landlords Rolling with Medical Marijuana Commercial Tenants – A New Dynamic, Part Four

At last, there will be the moment of reckoning where the terms of the lease with a medical marijuana enterprise (“MME”) must be drafted and negotiated. So, what provisions will the landlord require its attorneys insert into the lease? Here’s a laundry list, arranged loosely by topic: Term, Renewals and Early Landlord Termination Rights: The […]