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Former Orange official moonlights as landlord to Anaheim medical marijuana dispensary

A screenshot of David Rudat from his page

A former city manager for the city of Orange, who has since moved on to become Stockton’s fire chief, is still keeping the flame alive in Southern California -- as a landlord and supplier in the medical marijuana business.

David Rudat, who once served as Orange’s top executive, was made Stockton’s interim fire chief last year. Around that time he also became CFO of GreenGro Technologies, a Westminster company that sells hydroponic growing equipment commonly used to grow marijuana, the Orange County Register discovered earlier this month.

Today the Register took the story up a notch, reporting that Rudat also leases warehouse space at 1100 Orangefair Lane in Anaheim to a medical pot dispensary called the Anaheim Medical Co-op. There card-carrying members can buy “Poison Bubba,” “Dutch Treat” or “LA Confidential” for $55 an eighth.