AB 1578 - The Legal Cannabis Protection Act

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Assemblymember Jones-Sawyer Working to Protect California’s Cannabis Economy


(Sacramento) - Last year, Californians voted to legalize adult use recreational marijuana. However, those who are working to legally open and maintain cannabis businesses are being threatened with severe legal action by the federal government. That’s why Assemblymember Reginald Byron Jones-Sawyer (D-South Los Angeles) is working to protect the will of the people and legitimate cannabis businesses. “We’re in a brand new world right now,” says Assemblymember Jones-Sawyer. “I think California is ahead of the scale because we’re embracing it.” Watch this Assembly Web Report to learn more about cannabis from Assemblymember Jones-Sawyer.

Assemblymember Reggie Jones-Sawyer on Protecting Our Green Economy


(Sacramento) - With recent efforts by the Federal Government to eradicate the multi-billion dollar legal cannabis industry in California, Assemblymember Reggie Jones-Sawyer (D-South Los Angeles) wants to share the facts. “We all want the illegal operations shut down but we need to protect the legal cannabis industry,” says Assemblymember Jones-Sawyer. “As long as we have strong regulations statewide, we should be left alone.” Watch this Asset Video from KTXL Fox 40 to learn how this prominent lawmaker is working to protect our green economy in California.

Jones-Sawyer Talks Cannabis Laws with ABC7 Eyewitness News


Jones-Sawyer Legislation Protects Legal Cannabis Operations in California


Assemblymember Reggie Jones-Sawyer Hosts Town Hall on Commercial Cannabis


AB 1578 The Legal Cannabis Protection Act

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2/21/18 - Massachusetts and California ready to become pot sanctuary states as Jeff Sessions steps up war on cannabis

1/29/18 - State may end up cooperating in DEA Cannabis raids

1/11/18 - California in revolt: how the progressive state plans to foil the Trump agenda

1/9/18 - California bill would ease erasure of pot convictions

1/5/18 - California proposal would make it a 'sanctuary state' for marijuana

1/5/18 - Lawmaker proposes to make California a 'marijuana sanctuary state'

1/4/18 - California could become a 'sanctuary state' for the marijuana industry under this lawmaker's legislation

6/29/17 - Bill Would Curb Cooperation Between Law Enforcement, Feds On Marijuana Cases

6/2/17 - California Assembly Approves Bill to Become Cannabis “Sanctuary State”

6/1/18 - Legislation (AB 1578) to Protect Californians Against Federal Attacks on Lawful Marijuana Activity Passes California State Assembly

6/1/17 - California could be a 'sanctuary state' from federal pot laws, thanks to razor-thin vote

4/18/17 - Bill to shield recreational marijuana from federal crackdowns clears first hearing

4/3/18 - California Could Become The Cannabis Industry's Safe Haven

3/31/18 - California Leaders Want to Block a Fed Move Against Cannabis

3/31/17 - If Trump Cracks Down on Pot, Lawmaker Wants Local Cops to Play No Part