Year: 2022

Although the bill to ban flavored tobacco was enacted in September 2020, Senate Bill 793 by Sen. Jerry Hill (D-San Mateo) took effect on December 21, 2022. That is because the bill was subject to a referendum and a vote by the state’s electorate on the November 2022 general election ballot.
What exactly does SB 793 do, now that it is in effect in the State of California? Section 1 of the bill added Article 5 (commencing with Section 104559.5) to Chapter 1 of Part 3 of Division 103 of the California Health and Safety Code. Article 5 is titled “Tobacco Sale Prohibition.

House Democrats and Republicans reportedly have to delete the “high risk” app from their official phones
Administrators at the US House of Representatives sent out an email on Tuesday allegedly instructing all lawmakers and staff to uninstall TikTok from any official phones, calling the app a security risk. TikTok has been banned on US government devices as part of the $1.7 trillion spending bill adopted last week.

Maybe it’s not the snow and ice or badly run airlines. Maybe the answer to stress-free travel is just not to travel during the holidays.
On The Gee & Ursula Show, Gee Scott said, “People being told inside of the airport, ‘Ladies and gentlemen, just want you to know, all of our flights are canceled. You will not get out of here for four days.’”

Gee said that was what really happened at the Phoenix Airport
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“Imagine during the holiday time being told, ‘Oh, sorry.

DALLAS — Elderly patients with cardiovascular disease are missing out on simple treatments that could prolong and improve their lives, according to new research. According to a team with the American Heart Association (AHA), older patients need personalized drugs and rehab as their hearts and bodies change with age, so treatments need to change too.…
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Earlier this month 19 Republican-led states filed an emergency appeal with the Supreme Court requesting the justices to uphold a pandemic policy invoked by former President Donald Trump known as Title 42.
The states are Arizona, Louisiana, Missouri, Alabama, Alaska, Kansas, Kentucky, Mississippi, Montana, Nebraska, Ohio, Oklahoma, South Carolina, Texas, Tennessee, Utah, Virginia, West Virginia, and Wyoming.
The US Supreme Court on Tuesday temporarily halted the termination of Title 42.
The highest court of the land will hear the case in February.

Danell Ann Christner, 38, of Maplewood was sentenced Thursday in Ramsey County District Court to just over four years in prison related to a downtown St. Paul robbery last year that resulted in the shooting death of the victim, 37-year-old Alexander Christoff. Under the terms of a plea deal, a charge of aiding and abetting second-degree murder was dismissed against Christner in the Aug. 29, 2021, shooting homicide that took place in the parking ramp of SpringHill Suites at 472 Jackson Street.