Nuisance, Safety, and Land Use (urban)

Land use regulation and nuisance cause of action issues that medical marijuana and recreational marijuana legalization pose for landowners, homeowners, landlords, tenants, developers, cities and counties, distributors, users and patients. Federal and state law overlap and conflicts.

O'Neill Institute, WOLA to Examine Public Health Approaches to Legalizing Marijuana

The O’Neill Institute for National and Global Health Law at Georgetown Law, in collaboration with the Washington Office on Latin America (WOLA), has received a $250,000 grant from the Open Philanthropy Project to help develop guidelines on how states, countries, and other jurisdictions that opt to legalize cannabis for medical or recreational purposes can create regulatory frameworks, consistent with the goals of legalization, that will work effectively to protect and promote the public health.

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