The state Department of Public Health issued new directives to all Californians on Saturday morning about what actives are — and aren’t — allowed during the unprecedented stay-at-home order Gov. Gavin Newsom issued to help slow the spread of the deadly coronavirus.
The statewide rules supersede self-quarantine orders issued by counties and cities. Local governments are allowed to put tighter restrictions in place but cannot lower or loosen the statewide rules, such as San Jose’s closure of city parks.
Many of these rules have been in place in the Bay Area since last week.
First, don’t worry. You can still obtain cannabis from licensed retailers who are allowed to stay open under Newsome’s order. Also allowed to be open are:
- Gas stations
- Food: Grocery stores, farmers markets,…