San Francisco elected officials had harsh words for federal pressure on city-approved medical marijuana dispensaries during a rally Tuesday – words fueled all the more by a massive raid the day before on an Oakland marijuana cultivation school. The rally by cannabis advocates had been planned for weeks in response to threats since last year from the federal government to local dispensaries that were aimed at shutting them down. But after federal agents swarmed the Oaksterdam University on Monday with search warrants, it took on a new urgency. Six city supervisors and several other city and state elected officials read statements of support of the state-sanctioned pot scene to a crowd of about 200 on the steps of San Francisco’s City Hall.
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As reported in early February, Jay-Z has re-committed himself to pushing the Rocawear brand amongst rumors of its struggles; and now appears in the hip-hop clothing company’s first-ever TV commercial. The clip is a retrospective of the hip-hop mogul’s journey as a kid growing up in the humble projects of Brooklyn, aspiring to make music, and eventually making history. During his journey, the first business beyond music that he participated in was the birth of Rocawear. “My goal was to have one gold album and that was it. And then it became, I want to show that an artist can ascend to the executive ranks,” Jay says in the clip. “Rocawear just keeps reinventing itself and redefining itself every single day,” he continues.For more info on Rocawear, visit Rocawear.com.
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