CANNABIS CULTURE – This Saturday, Cannabis Culture’s personal Princess of Pot, Jodie Emery, will lead the pack of hashish activists rising as much as take again the streets of Toronto.
From Emery’s twitter feed “Tomorrow, Saturday May fifth — be a part of tons of of hundreds of hashish advocates, sufferers & allies rallying worldwide for our annual #GlobalMarijuanaMarch!
I’m at the #Toronto @GMMLIVE 2pm march and 4pm @CannabisAmnesty launch & @SensibleON RISE UP rally at #QueensPark! ✌🏻💚🙌🏻https://t.co/TqUWprdYZI”
This yr’s Global Marijuana March marks 20 years of civil disobedience. And it comes simply forward of Ontario’s provincial election and what we’ve been informed is to be the “summer of legalization” on the federal degree. Yet arrests and raids proceed to place peaceable individuals in jail whereas political and company elites do their greatest carve up a market created by freedom-minded grass roots activists.
This march is a serious alternative to REJECT the heavy-handed, fear-based, reefer insanity 2.zero rhetoric being put out on massive media airwaves by politicians, police and all different liars & pirates.
Before the march, round High Noon, Rise Up Ontario is holding a rally on the South Queen’s Park greens that includes speeches from the aforementioned Jodie Emery, in addition to representatives from HOTBOX, KarmaCup and different sensible members of the activist group.
At 2 pm, the march will depart the park headed in the direction of Bloor Street West the place the route will make a proper down Yonge Street proceed to collect steam alongside Canada’s longest roadway earlier than one other proper at Wellesley Street. All are welcome and you may be a part of the march at any level on the route.
The march ends again at Queen’s park for a RISE UP Ontario rally and Cannabis Amnesty marketing campaign launch at 4pm. the place activists, advocates, sufferers & allies will name for freedom, equity, equality, inclusivity, entry, personal retail alternatives, a free market in hashish, and no extra criminalization of hashish and our culture!
The Toronto march is a part of a worldwide occurring, connecting hashish activists from everywhere in the world in peaceable civil disobedience. In the spirit of inclusion, it’s essential to keep in mind that members of regulation enforcement shall be available, some probably even wearing road garments trying to infiltrate. While all are welcome, attendees of the GMM should stay vigilant forces for good. Respect your fellow residents and be cognizant of the soiled techniques typically utilized by regulation enforcement. If you see a fellow marcher being hassled or arrested for exercising their rights of meeting, be well mannered, nonetheless sound the alert.
Marchers can anticipate a response from Toronto Cops, who will undoubtedly be available with a present of pressure. There have been arrests up to now, and there might be once more this yr. Oppression have to be met with opposition, nonetheless the important of this occasion is peaceable protest.
Bring your indicators, flags and greatest buds to hitch hundreds of fellow hashish group members marching via the streets of Toronto! See you there.