California: Big Marijuana, Public Health, and the AUMA. Oh My.

By | Canna Law Blog ™ | February 11, 2016
California: Big Marijuana, Public Health, and the AUMA. Oh My.

A recently released report analyzed the public health implications of two of California’s proposed initiatives to legalize recreational cannabis in 2016, focusing on the “Control, Regulate and Tax Adult Use of Marijuana Act” (more commonly known as the “AUMA” initiative) and criticizing the initiative for not effectively addressing public health concerns and for creating the opportunity for a political, profit-driven industry like “Big Marijuana” to take over.

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Court Dismisses Coverage Action Where Claims Were Made Before Policy Period and Barred by Prior and Pending Litigation Exclusion

By | Executive Summary Blog | February 10, 2016

A California federal court has held that a professional liability policy does not afford coverage for claims against an insured individual, who was serving as executor of his father’s estate, by his stepmother because those claims related to earlier claims by the stepmother before the policy period.

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PERB Leaves Open the Question As to Whether an Employee Has a Right to Union Representation During a Performance Evaluation Meeting

PERB Leaves Open the Question As to Whether an Employee Has a Right to Union Representation During a Performance Evaluation Meeting

The Public Employment Relations Board (PERB) has long held that employees are entitled to union representation if they are required to attend a meeting where they have a reasonable belief that discipline may result from the meeting (Weingarten rights). 

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