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As California prepares to launch a projected $5 billion recreational marijuana market in January, business litigators are eyeing another potential green rush: arbitration.

Attorneys who are working with medical marijuana clients say alternative dispute resolution offers the same advantages sought by litigants in any nascent industry—privacy and speedy disposition of disputes. But mediation and arbitration also promise something more, those lawyers say. The two schemes are a natural fit for businesses accustomed to operating on the fringes of the law in an industry where regulators are still writing the rules.

Katy Young, Ad Astra founding partner

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