Amy Jenkins

As an influential government affairs professional, Amy Jenkins has over 20 years of experience in legislative, public affairs and political campaigns at the federal, state and local levels. She has specific expertise in matters involving local government, revenue and taxation, water policy, environmental regulation, consumer product safety, and medical cannabis policy reform.

Amy joined Platinum Advisors in November 2014 where she manages a diverse client portfolio that includes the California Cannabis Industry Association.  Among her many accomplishments, Amy helped secure passage of the Medical Marijuana Regulation and Safety Act of 2015, landmark legislation to establish a framework for the licensure and regulation of medical cannabis in California. 

As director of the League of California Cities’ nationally recognized grassroots program, Amy led a team of 17 professionals through a number of successful statewide ballot measure campaigns to protect local government revenues and authority.

Legal

Wednesday, May 13, 2020 - 04:43

A bill that would legalize foods, drinks, and cosmetics containing hemp-derived CBD has been tabled by the Legislature as it tackles a mountain of coronavirus-related items.

Policy

Wednesday, May 27, 2020 - 05:13

A second coronavirus relief package proposed by Democrats in the U.S. House of Representatives would expand banking access to approved cannabis businesses in marijuana legal states.