Despite the cannabis market growing in 38 states, the federal government continues to assert its right to classify cannabis as a Schedule I drug under the Controlled Substances Act. This classification creates a very unique challenge for the industry to succeed and the ability to obtain banking services.
(Sacramento) - Today Assemblymember Reginald Jones-Sawyer, Sr. in partnership with, Improve Your Tomorrow, Women’s March Sacramento, Youth Alive, and the Brady Campaign stood beside California’s youth who are saying “enough is enough” to gun violence.
Thousands of California youth are incarcerated every year for low-level offenses. Our youth deserve a better approach, one that can have the added benefit of reducing the disproportionate impact the justice systems have on youth of color, children with disabilities, girls, LGBTQ youth, and foster children.
(Sacramento) – Today Assemblymember Reginald Jones-Sawyer, Sr. requested $100 million from the California State budget to establish the “Youth Reinvestment Fund.” An investment that would improve the outcomes of vulnerable youth populations by using trauma informed community and health-based interventions in lieu of arrest, detention and incarceration.
The Rosenthal Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (the Act) has served consumers well, and ensures fair debt collection related to credit card debt. However, the Act does not protect individuals who have unpaid parking tickets, storage and towing fees from receiving multiple calls in one night from a debt collector using profane and offensive language in pursuit of collecting delinquent payments.