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Medical Marijuana Users Can Get Booted From Public Housing at Any Time - San Francisco - News - The Snitch

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Medical marijuana users enjoy protection from criminal prosecution under California law -- but that's about it. A medical cannabis patient can be fired solely for using the preferred drug, and any medical marijuana user living in public housing can be evicted at any time. And yes, this applies even in San Francisco. Although how likely it is that a joint will lead to homelessness depends on where exactly you live, or how much the local housing honcho hates you, activists and tenants say. To understand exactly how this works, you have to understand that the San Francisco Housing Authority -- the nation's 17th largest provider of public housing, with 6,500 public housing units and another 9,557 Section 8 vouchers -- hires private companies to manage as well as build some of its units.

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