Burke Public Law Update: Court Rules Commercial Cannabis Businesses Are Similar To Current Land Uses And Covered By City’s General Plan EIR

In Lucas v. City of Pomona, the Court of Appeal, Second District, recently held that proposed land uses relating to commercial cannabis businesses are similar to existing and defined land uses within a zoning ordinance district and do not require additional environmental review under the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA).


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