Since the pot protest was announced, organizer Sondra Battle said she’s heard plenty of jokes about the 4,200 joints that will be given out. And while she appreciates the light-hearted support, she said the issues remain incredibly personal to her.
“It’s not a laughing matter at all,” she said. “And what we’re doing is getting attention. What we’re trying to do is get the attention of those in power to help and understand how important this is for us.”