According to one probationer who I spoke with for this column, that routine—which they had to go through twice last week—involves waiting in a lobby close to other people, riding in an elevator with an Averhealth employee, pulling their pants down and shirt up, peeing in a cup, and handing over the goods.
“Even folks who hadn’t experienced anxiety will likely be experiencing it, and folks who have it, it’s likely to get compounded considerably.”
The scores of temporary closings are likely hiding an ugly truth—that many of the places that are shuttered aren’t just closed for the time being.
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To keep people locked up despite the looming threat of coronavirus, officials are claiming prisoners lack community ties. Advocates and family members say that’s not the case.
It is the third in a series of coronavirus bills and likely not the last, but so far it is the biggest and most misinterpreted.
“Reopening these businesses would provide access to the many adult-use consumers who rely on cannabis for medical purposes.”
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“You’re not considered important until you’re really truly needed, such as in a time like this … I think anyone deemed essential needs a pay bump.”
“There’s such a wide range of experiences of our students and families, that figuring out how to create an education system that works for everybody in this moment is very complicated."