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California’s ‘Cannabis Landlord,’ Targeted in Police Raid, Alleges San Bernardino ‘Pay-for-Play’ Corruption

A Pacific Palisades woman who heads a company that was blocked last week from setting up legitimate commercial cannabis operations in San Bernardino sued the city on Monday, Feb. 25 alleging corrupt practices involving a “pay for play” scheme.

Washington LLC, headed by Calfornia’s self-proclaimed “cannabis landlord” Stephanie Smith, filed a lawsuit in San Bernardino Superior Court seeking to halt the licensing of 16 commercial cannabis businesses approved by the city on Feb. 21. Her company ranked 39th on a list of 44 applicants that applied for commercial cannabis licenses with the city.

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