California Could Become The Cannabis Industry’s Safe Haven
Facing a potential cannabis crackdown by federal forces, politicians in one of the nation’s most pot-friendly states want to ensure that both industry and residents will have some legal room to breathe.
If passed, California Assembly Bill 1578 would take steps to protect the state’s legal cannabis operations from being busted by federal enforcers, a scenario that new U.S. Attorney General Jefferson Sessions hinted could occur down the road.
Like similar legislation being considered to create immigration “sanctuary” in certain cities for undocumented persons who live and work there, the law would restrict federal ability to interfere in local matters by commandeering local resources.
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