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Lauren Ybarra advises clients in the highly regulated insurance industry on a broad range of transactional and regulatory matters. Staying ahead of regulatory developments impacting new technologies, Lauren takes an innovative approach to protecting clients’ interests, especially in the InsureTech space. She has published on the current state of insurance coverage related to marijuana, intoxication, and other innovative issues.

The increasing number of states legalizing marijuana for both recreational and medical use raises critical questions regarding if and how insurance coverage should be made available with respect to auto or other general property and casualty insurance claims involving damages or injuries that occur when a person is under the influence of marijuana.
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