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Lawmaker Renews Push to Make California a Sanctuary State for Marijuana

Assemblymemver Reggie Jones-Sawyer (D-Los Angeles) is renewing his effort to get legislation passed into law that would make California a sanctuary state for marijuana. The renewed effort comes after U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced that he’s rescinding the Obama-era Cole Memo which gave some protection to state-authorized cannabis outlets. Assemblymember Jones-Sawyer’s proposal, Assembly Bill 1578, was …

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Lawmakers Approve Measure to Make California a Sanctuary State for Marijuana

California’s full Assembly has given approval to legislation to make Cali a sanctuary state for marijuana. Assembly Bill 1578 was passed yesterday with a 41 to 33 vote by the California Assembly. The measure will now be sent to the Senate, where passage would send it to Governor Jerry Brown for consideration. Governor  Brown would …

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California Senate Passes Bill to Become Sanctuary State for Marijuana

Legislation to make California a sanctuary state for marijuana has been passed by the full Senate. Similar to how sanctuary cities have been established to protect immigrants, Assembly Bill 1578 would make California a sanctuary state to protect marijuana consumers. The proposal was passed by the Senate with a 28 to 7 vote, sending it to …

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Bill Introduced to Make California a Sanctuary State for Marijuana

Similar to how sanctuary cities have been established to protect immigrants, a new bill would make California a sanctuary state to protect marijuana consumers. Assembly Bill 1578 would prohibit state and local agencies from using “money, facilities, property, equipment, or personnel to assist a federal agency to investigate, detain, detect, report, or arrest a person …

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