Thanks to amendments from CAA, a newly signed law intended to curb illegal marijuana cultivation now offers law-abiding landlords protections against liability.

Under AB 2164, cities can choose to immediately penalize individuals accused of violating local cannabis laws — without first getting a hearing or a chance to remedy the problem. As originally drafted, the bill would have unintentionally left innocent rental property owners vulnerable to immediate penalties without appeal.

Assemblyman Ken Cooley

The California Apartment Association worked with the author, Assemblyman Ken Cooley, D-Rancho Cordova, to provide landlords a chance to fix …

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