Evening News Brief
Written by Tom Tharp on April 6, 2021
Smoking marijuana recreationally may be legal now but other laws, specifically the use of firearms and marijuana, have not changed. The Gun Control Act of 1968 prohibits anyone who owns marijuana a from also owning a firearm. So if you own a firearm and also are found in possession of marijuana the police can still arrest you for unlawful possession of a firearm, though the weed would be legal. This is currently in effect and will also pertain to those who work in the marijuana industry.
The Better Business Bureau of Upstate New York is warning people against taking pictures of their vaccination card and posting it to Social Media. That card has a lot of information. A lot of information that could be used inappropriately in the wrong hands. For instance someone could fake having had the vaccine by copying the card with their own information. Or use your name and date of birth in nefarious ways.
Community Action of Orleans and Genesee Counties Head Start Program is doing a fundraiser to put books in the homes of all head start families. Build a library, create a reader is looking to send books home with kids once a month and is asking the public to jump onboard the reading train with a 60 dollar donation which will buy 12 months worth of books for a single family.