Cannabis Sanctuary Cities May Bring The Feds To Their Knees

Bring on more Marijuana Sanctuary Cities The full legalization of cannabis is imminent. We’ve reached the tipping point where undoing the legal cannabis industry, which has interwoven itself within many aspects of society, would be counterproductive to the benefit of society. Nonetheless, the Federal government is doing all it can…

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States mull ‘sanctuary’ status for marijuana businesses

Published: Mar 5, 2018, 10:07 am • Updated: Mar 5, 2018, 10:07 am By Becky Bohrer, Associated Press JUNEAU, Alaska — Taking a cue from the fight over immigration, some states that have legalized marijuana are considering providing so-called sanctuary status for licensed pot businesses, hoping to protect the fledgling…

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Berkeley The Country’s First Sanctuary City, Is Massachusetts Next?

Berkeley The Country’s First Sanctuary City, Is Massachusetts Next? Berkeley City Council just declared the city a cannabis sanctuary for recreational cannabis – the very first of its kind in the United States. The concept of sanctuary cities or states were initially reserved for immigration issues, which would allow a…

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California Assembly passes “marijuana sanctuary state” bill

Published: Jun 2, 2017, 8:18 am • Updated: Jun 2, 2017, 8:18 am By Sophia Bollag and Jonathan J. Cooper, The Associated Press SACRAMENTO, Calif. — California lawmakers have passed a bill to prohibit state and local police from helping enforce federal anti-marijuana laws that conflict with state law. Californians…

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The LA Times does not think California should be a “sanctuary state” for marijuana

Published: May 22, 2017, 1:52 pm • Updated: May 22, 2017, 1:52 pm By The Associated Press Via The Associated Press. The following editorial was published in the Los Angeles Times, May 16, 2017: When Californians approved Proposition 64 to legalize marijuana in California last November, it was no secret…

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California vs. Trump administration: Bill would create sanctuary state for marijuana

Published: Feb 22, 2017, 9:20 am • Updated: Feb 22, 2017, 9:26 am By Brooke Edwards Staggs, The Cannifornian If the Trump administration decides to crack down on state marijuana programs, a group of legislators wants to make it illegal for California authorities to help them. A bill introduced Friday…

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