The New Localism and Marijuana Law: Land Use Entitlements Black-Ops Vigilance

Real Estate Review, forthcoming Spring 2019

8 Pages Posted: 22 Aug 2018 Last revised: 27 Mar 2019

See all articles by Michael N. Widener

Michael N. Widener

Bonnett, Fairbourn, Friedman & Balint; Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University

Date Written: July 10, 2018

Abstract

This essay first describes how New Localism impacts local governments' authority in the planning and zoning realm. The paper's second portion deals with vigilance required from local government units' administrations desiring to ensure their citizenries keep faith in community zoning processes by requiring disclosures from all parties engaged in adversarial zoning adjustment processes and a competitive industry.

Keywords: marijuana business, cannabis business, local government, lobbying, lobbyists, city zoning, city land use, county zoning, county land use, New Localism, spatial regulation

JEL Classification: K11, K23, R11, R14, R52

Suggested Citation

Widener, Michael N., The New Localism and Marijuana Law: Land Use Entitlements Black-Ops Vigilance (July 10, 2018). Real Estate Review, forthcoming Spring 2019. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=3211455 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.3211455

Michael N. Widener (Contact Author)

Bonnett, Fairbourn, Friedman & Balint ( email )

2325 East Camelback Road
Suite 300
Phoenix, AZ 85016
United States

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University ( email )

Prescott, AZ 86301
United States

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