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Cannabis Freedom Day, San Francisco -- photos
by dave id
Monday May 3rd, 2004 10:07 PM
May Day was Jay Day at the S.F. Civic Center Plaza when a diverse crowd of thousands celebrated the healing herb and organized to the end prohibition of this relatively benign plant.
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Cannabis Freedom Day 2004

As a pleasant respite from the turbulence of recent times, on a beautiful Saturday afternoon, and with no cops in site (save for the ones flanking the Days Of Mourning And Resistance Against the U.S. Occupation of Iraq march which circled the plaza at one point), the smell in the air was sweet and refreshing.

The crowd and the entertainment was diverse and various organizations set up booths to promote medical marijuana, the end of marijuana prohibition for adults, and the rights of sex workers.

All in all, a relaxing and refreshing afternoon building momentum for the Million Marijuana March in May 2005.

§why was the air so sweet and refreshing that afternoon?
by dave id Monday May 3rd, 2004 10:07 PM
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As the organizers wanted, there were no problems between non-existent police and/or participants...

Event Guidelines
Although the SFPD will not be citing people for cannabis use or possession does not mean the rules of polite society do not apply nor grant you the right to behave like a fool. Please respect your fellow attendees and vendors. We hope to present another event in 2005.

§Oakland Cannabis Initiative
by dave id Monday May 3rd, 2004 10:07 PM
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Citizens of Oakland, sign the petition now! Free the weed!
http://www.taxandregulate.com/
§Sex Workers Outreach Project
by dave id Monday May 3rd, 2004 10:07 PM
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http://swop-usa.org/
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http://swop-usa.org/about.html
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§Glam rock for marijuana
by dave id Monday May 3rd, 2004 10:07 PM
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§Vegitation provided the positive reggae vibe on stage #2
by dave id Monday May 3rd, 2004 10:07 PM
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not a stagecraft smoke machine used here -- someone in the crowd has a large lung capacity

http://www.vegitationmusic.com/

Comments  (Hide Comments)

by theiban (theiban [at] jazzfree.com)
Friday May 7th, 2004 10:16 AM
We have tomorron 8-5-2004 here in Madrid the Million Joint March, and many people from all Spain will participate in the big big party.
I will upload the photos to my web, where I have images about other meetings, in URL:

http://usuarios.lycos.es/adoblecero

Yesterday there was a TV program in the first spanish channel, TVE1, where they talk about the incoming legalization of medical marihuana that will be real in Spain so soon. And it is sure that it will be real in all the world in few years, the truth is just unstoppable and we are too many people who doesnt want to live in silence.


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