Several British lawmakers lent their support to a cannabis tea party on the lawns outside parliament on Tuesday, protesting against legislation that criminalizes use of the drug for medical purposes.
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Calling upon the federal government to reschedule marijuana, activists with the group DC Marijuana Justice staged a smoke-in on United States Capitol grounds on April 24, 2017, and some were subsequently arrested by United States Capitol Police for possession.
On April 20, 2017, advocates for the legal marijuana industry plan on staging a mass smoke-in on the steps of the United States Capitol in Washington, D.C. Set to coincide with the 4/20 holiday, the smoke-in is a response to the Trump Administration’s pledges of greater federal marijuana enforcement.
Complex News’ Nadeska Alexis and Speedy Morman visit the DCMJ headquarters in Washington D.C., ahead of Donald Trump’s inauguration to find out how organizers put together their Trump 420 demonstration and rolled over 4,200 joints, which were handed out for free and smoking Trump’s inaugural speech.
On Jan. 20, 2017, marijuana activists in Philadelphia staged a peaceful protest and community outreach event in Rittenhouse Square.
People behind the plan say it is about much more than getting high.
After a series of protests in the spring—most notably a mass smoke-in at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue—DCMJ is once again hitting the streets to advocate for making it legal to take a hit.
On April 2, 2016, marijuana legalization advocates plan to stage a protest outside of the White House, which will include group marijuana consumption.
On New Year’s Day, a small group of protestors staged a demonstration on the steps of Idaho’s Capitol building in Boise, ending in one citation. Leading the protest was Serra Frank, founder of the advocacy group Moms for Marijuana International.
On October 14, 2014, 50 protestors rallied outside the Department of Public Health in Boston to demand that the medical marijuana proposal be implemented. Two years ago, medical marijuana legislation passed in Massachusetts.
“Man, ain’t nothing wrong with smoking weed. Weed is from the Earth. God put this here for me and you! Take advantage man, take advantage.” Not everyone shares Smokey’s religious sentiments from the first “Friday” movie.