At a city council meeting in late September, Eastvale city councilors voted
4-1 to adopt a new rental-regulation law that they hope will address the
growing problem of unlawful
So far this year, 21 residences have been raided because occupants were
This prompted city councilors to draft a resolution that requires landlords
to register their rental properties as businesses and make them available
for inspection. The express hope is that with greater transparency and
oversight, it will be harder for people to run marijuana growing operations.
At the meeting, some residents said they objected to what they saw as an
intrusion. A spokeswoman for a group that represents landlords said the
group's members were opposed to the added expense and hassle of complying
with the new regulation.
Here in California, anything having to do with marijuana is complicated.
While residents are able to have a certain amount of marijuana for medical
reasons and certain licensed dispensaries are able to sell it, people
and businesses that don't have the proper permission are still not
allowed to possess it.
In other words, marijuana regulation in California right now is an utter
patchwork of hard-to-understand rules and laws. It is not hard at all
to see how a person could get confused and run afoul of the law without
even realizing it.
If you ever get into hot water because of a marijuana-related offense,
it could be worth your while to speak to a criminal defense attorney about
the matter. If you or a loved one has been arrested in Temecula, Murrieta,
Hemet, Wildomar, Menifee, Perris, Banning, Lake Elsinore, Corona or Riverside please
contact us for a free and confidential consultation.