City of Eureka Passes Medical Marijuana Land Use Ordinance

On September 20th, the Eureka City Council voted 3-2 to allow medical marijuana businesses to operate within the city limits. The California Coastal Commission must still approve the planned changes to the municipal code and the local coastal plan, with implementation expected by the middle of next year assuming it is approved. The provisions will allow a variety of new business … Read More

Volunteer Fire Fighters

The lawyers at Janssen Malloy LLP do much more than represent our clients and practice law.  Our attorneys serve out in our community in a variety of ways.  Janssen Malloy LLP partner Michael Crowley serves as a Captain and firefighter with the Kneeland Volunteer Fire Department.  The Kneeland Fire Department had a “Meet and Greet” your firefighters recruiting event on September 17, … Read More

Cures Registry Update

If you are a physician in Humboldt County with an active California Medical license and a federal DEA registration certificate for Schedule II, III, and IV controlled substances you must be registered with the Controlled Substance Utilization Review and Evaluation System database.  According to the Medical Board of California, it will investigate instances of physicians failing to register.  It is … Read More

EEOC – Retaliation Complaints Enforcement Guidelines

If you’re an employer in Humboldt County, you’re familiar with your obligations with respect to harassment and discrimination.  But, according to the federal governmental agency that oversees such claims, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), the number one complaint against employers today is retaliation.  Retaliation complaints make up almost half of all complaints received by the EEOC.  In response to … Read More