The decision by the Ninth U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in San Francisco was written by one of its most conservative judges, Diarmuid O’Scannlain, and was the first by any appeals court to prohibit federal prosecutions under spending restrictions enacted by Congress. First passed in 2014 and renewed through September, the budget amendment forbids the Justice Department to spend any money to prevent California and other states from “implementing their own state laws” that authorize the medical use of marijuana. … [Read more...] about Court says feds can’t prosecute for medical pot use OKd by state
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Sabrina Hall lives with her four children and grandson in the Bayview. She said she missed around two weeks of work between late February and mid-March because she had developed a severe cough and was having problems breathing, but her local clinic didn’t have tests and there were no community sites nearby. Yet her employer wanted her to confirm she was negative before she could return to work. … [Read more...] about Coronavirus started as a ‘great equalizer.’ Now it is defined by disparities in income and race, Bay Area data show
At Walter Reed, the president wore a black mask, as did his security team and Walter Reed officials, as he spent just less than an hour visiting patients and staff, whom he described as “our great heroes, our wounded” and the “warriors on the frontline of COVID.” … [Read more...] about Trump Dons Mask to Visit Wounded US Troops at Military Hospital
— San Francisco releases guidelines for schoolsCoronavirus cases increasing at UC Berkeley due to frat partiesBay Area coronavirus hospitalizations continue to rise - but there's a catch America is running short on masks, gowns and gloves. Again. Health official: Trump rally 'likely' source of virus surge … [Read more...] about How often should I wash my cloth mask? What about surgical, N95 masks?
Atlanta rapper Lil Marlo has died, the Fulton County Medical Examiner’s office confirmed to NBC News. While no cause of death had been confirmed, TMZ, which first reported the news, cites a police source as saying the MC, whose real name was Rudolph Johnson, was shot while driving. The medical examiner’s office said he was 30, although some reports say he was 27. … [Read more...] about Rapper Lil Marlo Dies at 30