Oregon: Global Cannabis March XII
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By Anna Diaz, Hemp News Correspondent/Oregon NORML
Photo by LK, Hemp News Correspondent/Oregon NORML
Portland, Oregon – Over two hundred cities world wide join Portland in the twelfth annual Global Cannabis March on Saturday, May 7, 2011. Participants will gather in Pioneer Courthouse Square to march at high noon through downtown Portland, accompanied by a police escort. The World Famous Cannabis Cafe, THCF Medical Clinics, UrbAge Designs and Cures-Not-Wars join Oregon NORML as sponsors of this event.
"More and more Americans agree that it is time to end cannabis prohibition. We need your support; come and be a part of the Global Cannabis March," is the call to action from Madeline Martinez, Executive Director of Oregon NORML.
Sanchez' Blues Review has just joined the roster for the rally, which runs from 11:00am to 2:00pm. Wy'East Drummers promise to inspire as they provide the send off for the march. the march. Speakers for the rally include Paul Stanford from THCF Medical Clinics and Chief Petitioner for the Oregon Cannabis Tax Act, Madeline Martinez, Executive Director of Oregon NORML and more. Watch for a special appearance from J.Mack and Big Dub during the rally.
OMMP registrants are invited to the World Famous Cannabis Cafe to celebrate the twelfth anniversary of the Oregon Medical Marijuana Act after the rally. Look for J.Mack and Big Dub to pay a visit to the party, too. For more information about the party, please call the cafe at 503-208-3395 or visit their website at www.worldfamouscannabiscafe.com.
To volunteer or for questions about the March and rally, please email GlobalCannabisMarch@Ornorml.Org, call the Oregon NORML message line at 503-239-6110 or visit www.ornorml.org. Come out and join what has become a staple of local Portland culture, the Global Cannabis March.