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The Kind and Compassionate v. City of Long Beach, 258806

In appeal from a judgment dismissing a complaint challenging a city's enforcement of municipal ordinances that first regulated and then entirely prohibited the operation of medical marijuana dispensaries within the city's borders, after the trial court sustained a demurrer, dismissal of the complaint is affirmed where the trial court did not err in: 1) sustaining the city's demurrer to the first amended complaint; and 2) dismissing the action after medical cannabis dispensary and patient plaintiffs failed to file a second amended complaint (and failed to appear at the hearing on defendants' motion to dismiss the complaint, which took place some five months after the deadline for amending the complaint).

Appellate Information

  • Decided
  • Published 2016/08/04

Judges

  • GRIMES

Court

  • California Court of Appeal

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