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Poll: Bernie Sanders is most popular U.S. politician [212]. And: Bernie Sanders And Democrats Introduce A New $15 Minimum Wage Bill. And: When Trump was an independent, like Bernie Sanders, and more logical, Trump supported Single-Payer. And: Much better healthcare in Canada, Britain, France. I had a health crisis in France. I’m here to tell you that ‘socialized medicine’ is terrific. [213][214][215][216][217]. And: Medical marijuana could save Medicaid $1 billion in prescription drug costs. [218][219]. And: West Virginia becomes 29th state to legalize medical marijuana. [220][221]. And: Republican Governor of Iowa, Terry Branstad, rolls back local minimum wage increases in Iowa.

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More Than Half of American Adults Have Tried Pot. [225]. Among current users: 14% Republican, 43% Democrats, 42% independents. And: USA. Marijuana legalization support at all-time high. [226]. And: Smoke pot in Oregon? Your name now protected from feds. And: New Mexico's Republican governor vetoes a bill that would have allowed medical marijuana for opioid addiction. And: She also vetoed the 911 Good Samaritan Overdose Prevention Bill. And: Idaho's Republican governor vetoes a broadly-supported asset forfeiture reform bill.

Canada is poised to approve a law legalizing marijuana nationwide. [227][228][229][230]. And: French election: 4 of the 5 main presidential candidates support cannabis reform. Far-right Marine LePen opposes. And: Patrick Stewart Reveals He Uses Marijuana Daily To Help With Arthritis Symptoms.

Bernie Sanders To Introduce Single-Payer Health Care Bill In Senate. And: For The First Time Ever, The Federal Government Is Referring To Marijuana As Medicine. And: Bernie Sanders: Americans pay highest prices for pharmaceutical drugs in the world. And: Canada has universal health care, and higher minimum wage than the US.

The disease killing white Americans goes way deeper than opioids. [231][232][233]. And: Congresswoman Tulsi Gabbard Calls For Ending Federal Marijuana Prohibition. And: Trump's Health Care Plan Could Exacerbate Opioid Epidemic, But Medical Marijuana Could Help. [234][235]. And: Former premiers and Australian police chiefs call for drug decriminalisation. [236]. And: NPR: Former Drug Czar Says GOP Health Bill Would Cut Access To Addiction Treatment.

17,000 more people annually could die in 2018 if Trumpcare becomes law. 14 million more people uninsured in 2018. 24 million in 2026. 29,000 more dead annually in 2026. Single-Payer for California. Great healthcare for half the cost of Trumpcare. And: Canada: Show health card, get free care. and The $0 Alternative To Trumpcare. See chart below. USA versus top ten healthiest nations. Vancouver's top doctor to Trudeau: Decriminalize all illicit drugs, now. Using Portugal's model. [237][238]. End drug war with universal healthcare. List of countries with universal health care.

USA versus top ten healthiest countries 2

 Wikipedia country lists: Life expectancy. And: Total health expenditure per capita.

Quinnipiac poll: 71% oppose enforcing federal marijuana laws in states where the drug is legal. And: Canada. Human rights board orders insurer to pay medical marijuana costs in precedent-setting case [239].

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Country Life expectancy Infant mortality rate Healthcare cost per person
(2). (US dollars. PPP)
Murder rate
per 100,000
Canada 82.2 years.(2) 4.9 per 1000 births. $4,608 in 2015 1.5
USA 79.3 years.(2) 6.5 per 1000 births. $9,451 in 2015 3.9

No deductibles on basic Canadian health care. Co-pays are extremely low or non-existent. And: Canada passes US in middle-class wealth. Median after-tax middle-class income in Canada is higher. [240]. One reason why: Canadians pay so much less for far better healthcare.

Single-Payer Healthcare. [241]. Higher life expectancy at half the cost. And: Save $1.6 trillion out of $3.2 trillion spent on US healthcare in 2015. How?: Canadian single-payer healthcare, and Portuguese drug decriminalization and treatment. And: Save more via less incarceration. And: Prescriptions are free in Scotland, Wales, N. Ireland. Vs. USA. [242]. And: No personal medical debt in single-payer countries. And: Canada has higher minimum wage.

Repealing the Affordable Care Act will kill more than 43,000 people annually, and 30 million will lose their healthcare coverage. Physicians for a National Health Program. And: A Trump Fan Cheering Obamacare Repeal Just Found Out He’s On Obamacare. Hilarity Ensues. And: 15 charts that show how Obamacare works now — and how Republicans would overhaul it.
Will 2018 midterm elections remove Republicans? 2017-18 ballot issues: marijuana and minimum wage.

2017, 2016, 2015 Global Marijuana March. Crowd photos.

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104 cities signed up for the Saturday, May 6, 2000 Global Marijuana March from 22 countries.

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Millennium Marijuana March. Cannabis 2000. Alphabetical (by city) link list of reports, photos, audio, video. The Global Marijuana March (GMM) is also known as the Million Marijuana March (MMM). GMM events worldwide are held the first Saturday in May, or thereabouts. For many photo, video, media, and report links go to the GMM and GMM links pages.

MMM 2000 rally numbers worldwide Edit

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The hundreds of alphabetical (by city) links to rally reports, photos, videos, and audio clips are in the next section that follows this incomplete summary of rally numbers.

This numbers-only list below, and the list of email addresses in the following section, were both regularly updated by Dana Beal and posted to an MMM email list.

22 countries on six continents. 104 cities with contacts (see farther down).

  1. Adelaide, Australia.
  2. Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA, 1000.
  3. Amherst, Massachusetts, USA, 1000 (3 arrests).
  4. Amsterdam, Netherlands.
  5. Anchorage, Alaska, USA, 150.
  6. Atlanta, Georgia, USA, 500.
  7. Auckland, New Zealand, 3-4000 over the day, 1500-2000 peak.
  8. Austin, Texas, USA, 1000.
  9. Barcelona, Spain.
  10. Bedous, France, 4000.
  11. Belo Horizonte, Brazil.
  12. Berlin, Germany, 300.
  13. Bern, Switzerland.
  14. Birmingham, Alabama, USA, 500.
  15. Boise, Idaho, USA, 500.
  16. Bologna, Italy.
  17. Boston, Massachusetts, USA, 35.
  18. Buffalo, New York, USA, 12.
  19. Burlington, Vermont, USA, 200.
  20. Camden, New Jersey, USA, 75.
  21. Cassopolis, Michigan, USA, 30.
  22. Castries, France.
  23. Chicago, Illinois, USA, 900.
  24. Chico, California, USA, 450.
  25. Christchurch, New Zealand, 150.
  26. Cleveland, Ohio, USA, 1000.
  27. Copenhagen, Denmark, 300.
  28. Dallas, Texas, USA, 200.
  29. Denver, Colorado, USA, 500.
  30. Des Moines, Iowa, USA, 12.
  31. Detroit, Michigan, USA, 900.
  32. Dessau, Germany 50 of 500.
  33. Duesseldorf, Germany, 500.
  34. Dunedin, New Zealand, 250.
  35. Edinburgh, Scotland, UK, hundreds dropped by stall.
  36. Enschede, Netherlands, 40.
  37. Eugene, Oregon, USA, 450.
  38. Eureka, California, USA.
  39. Flint, Michigan, USA, 200.
  40. Frankenthal, Germany, 50.
  41. Garberville, California, USA, 20.
  42. Grand Forks, British Columbia, Canada.
  43. Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA, 250.
  44. Hamburg, Germany, 50.
  45. Hilo, Hawaii, USA.
  46. Houston, Texas, USA, 50.
  47. Indianapolis, Indiana, USA, 250.
  48. Kansas City, Kansas, USA, 10.
  49. Kingston, Jamaica.
  50. Johannesburg, South Africa.
  51. Lansing, Michigan, USA, 300.
  52. Leon, Mexico.
  53. Lisbon, Portugal.
  54. Louisville, Kentucky, USA.
  55. London, England, UK, 20,000 on the march, 60,000 at Festival.
  56. Los Angeles, California, USA, 200.
  57. Lubbock, Texas, USA.
  58. Lyon, France, 100.
  59. Madison, Wisconsin, USA, 1000.
  60. Madrid, Spain.
  61. Maribor, Slovenia.
  62. Miami, Florida, USA.
  63. Mindelo, Cape Verde.
  64. Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA, 1000.
  65. Montpelier, Vermont, USA, 50.
  66. Montreal, Quebec, Canada, 5,000.
  67. Moscow, Russia.
  68. Nashville, Tennessee, USA, 75-100.
  69. New Orleans, Louisiana, USA, 500.
  70. New York City, New York, USA 15,000.
  71. Nimbin, Australia, 8500.
  72. Omaha, Nebraska, USA, 1.
  73. Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, USA, 20.
  74. Oslo, Norway, 2800 marched, 3000+ rallied, 19 arrests.
  75. Paris, France (banned on order of the Prefecture).
  76. Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA, 75.
  77. Portland, Oregon, USA, 350 marched. 700 at the festival.
  78. Prague, Czech Republic, 500-1000.
  79. Raleigh, North Carolina, USA 200.
  80. Redding, California, USA, 200.
  81. Richmond, Virginia, USA, 150.
  82. Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
  83. San Francisco, California, USA, 1500.
  84. San Marcos, Texas, USA, 150.
  85. Santa Barbara, California, USA, 200.
  86. Sao Paulo, Brazil.
  87. Seattle, Washington, USA, 3500 marched.
  88. St. Louis, Missouri, USA, 250 marched, 500 rallied.
  89. St. Petersburg, Florida, USA, 500.
  90. Tampa, Florida, USA, 300.
  91. Tel Aviv, Israel, 350.
  92. Telluride, Colorado, USA, 75.
  93. Toronto, Ontario, Canada, 2500.
  94. Traverse City, Michigan, USA, 50.
  95. Trier, Germany, 150.
  96. Tucson, Arizona, USA.
  97. Turku, Finland, 300.
  98. Utrecht, Netherlands.
  99. Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, 1000.
  100. Vienna, Austria.
  101. Washington, District of Columbia, USA, 150.
  102. Wellington, New Zealand, 450.
  103. Winnepeg, Manitoba, Canada, 5-600.
  104. Zagreb, Croatia, 400.

Email addresses Edit

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To avoid being mistakenly deleted as spam please put GMM or MMM in the subject-title of any GMM email sent to the addresses below. Also, substitute @ for "at" in the email addresses below. "at" stops spambots from harvesting addresses. Most of these email addresses from 2000 probably no longer work.

WORLD WIDE CANNABIS ACTION, Saturday, May 6th, 2000.

Email list (extracted from above-linked page)

writch"at"writch.com, mmmtexas"at"hotmail.com, epeggs"at"aol.com, rmelamed"at"zoo.uvm.edu, cmmm99"at"hotmail.com, iowanorml"at"home.com, B888H"at"aol.com, pakaloha"at"gte.net, galvan666"at"hotmail.com, globalpeas"at"email.com, hempishep"at"successnet.net, god"at"hemprock.com, bmasel"at"tds.net, TCW"at"genesis-computer.com, miszow"at"weedmail.com, cnw"at"cures-not-wars.org, fearless_420"at"hotmail.com, pdxnorml"at"teleport.com, mmm"at"drugpeace.org, hempfest"at"hemp.net, melacs42x60"at"hotmail.com, Travisk"at"U.Arizona.EDU, legalizit"at"marijuana.com.au, rebelart"at"gasgroup.com, pdimotoff"at"yahoo.com, pcornwell"at"earthlink.net, Blocpot"at"blocpot.qc.ca, torontomarch"at"hotmail.com, girouxp"at"globetrotter.qc.ca, paul"at"alme.com, rappa"at"casema.net, arsec"at"pangea.org, martin"at"africandance.de, movemus"at"gmx.de, kulurhaus.eppd"at"t-online.de, Hanf-tv"at"karo4tel.de, may2000"at"schmoo.co.uk, circpro"at"club-internet.fr, amec"at"ctv.es, freddiefreak"at"c2i.net, emailhight7"at"aol.com, sokrates"at"arachne.cz, rastapeace"at"yahoo.com, hempstor"at"ihug.co.nz, legalizit"at"marijuana.com.au,

MMM 2000 event previews Edit

Report compilations and searches Edit

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2000 MMM compilations. Previews and rally reports worldwide.

Google search of CannabisNews.com -- Note that the MMM phrase or the year may be from a comment, and not from the article itself.

www.schmoo.co.uk/world.htm - August 8, 2000 archive. The row of nation and continent links acts as a clickable table of contents for the detailed city list in the first half of the page. See the last half of the page for many reports. The linked pages are also archived.

cures-not-wars.org/mmm/wwca.html - city list and reports compilation. August 16, 2000 archive. See index by date. Linked pages are also archived.

The links from the following compilations are also found farther down.

angelfire.com/rnb/y/links.htm - November 6, 2001 archive. See index by date. Many of the linked pages are archived too.

freedomtoexhale.com/mmnes20.htm - FoM (of CannabisNews.com) compilation. See April 9 2001 archive and Feb 6, 2012 archive. See index by date.

http://www.ccguide.org//eventreports.php - see the 2000 section.

Alphabetical MMM 2000 rally reports Edit

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Some of the report links below were copied from this web archive page:

Some of the pages linked below may no longer exist or they may no longer have 2000 MMM info. See the above archived compilation. Links below can be switched with the applicable archive link.

Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA. The Freedom Activist Coalition Home Page (Millennium Marijuana March). MMM 2000 videos. A Link to 1999 photos, too:

Amherst, Massachusetts, USA. Extravaganja Draws A Crowd.

Anchorage, Alaska, USA. PUB LTE: Show Support For Hemp March.

Atlanta, Georgia, USA. Photos from the March and Rally in ATLANTA, GA

B.N.N. Bulletin! Many Photos. Click to enlarge:

Auckland, New Zealand. J-Day 2000, Albert Park, Auckland, Saturday 6th May. Videos and photos:

Pot Smokers Hold Peaceful Protest:
MMM Auckland & Wellington NZ Report:

Austin, Texas, USA. Hundreds Call for Legalization of MMJ In Texas. Demonstrators Urge Marijuana Legalization.

MMM March -Austin Texas. Photos!

Belfast, Northern Ireland. Drugs March Takes To The Street.

Birmingham, Alabama, USA. Legalizing MJ - Medical Pot Sparks Park Rally.

Boise, Idaho, USA. Rally Promotes Marijuana, Hemp.

Rally Supports Legalizing Marijuana, Hemp:
Boise MMM Cannabis 2000. Participant report:

Chico, California, USA. Nurturing Prop 215: Cohasset Father Butts Heads With Police. MMM rally description in last part of article.

Christchurch, New Zealand. Call to Relax Cannabis Law.

Copenhagen, Denmark. COPENHAGEN Marijoana march.

Denver, Colorado, USA. Libertarians Speak Against State's Drug-War Sentencing.

Millenium Marijuana March, Denver Colorado, May 6, 2000:

Detroit, Michigan, USA. Tremendous Response!

Dunedin, New Zealand. NORML Aotearoa New Zealand MMM Report.

Eugene, Oregon, USA. What Do We Want? Drug Peace!

Media Ignored Protest:

Lansing, Michigan, USA. Lansing March [with Photo!]

Michigan Attendance High At Marijuana March.

London, England, UK. Cannabis Campaigners on the March. Cannabis 2000. Dust settles after worldwide cannabis explosion"

Cannabis Protest in Capital:
BBC News | UK | Cannabis protest in capital. With photo:

Los Angeles, California, USA. Report on Events of May 6-7. David Crockett Williams report.

Montreal, Quebec, Canada. Pot Advocate Announces Creation of Federal MJ Party.

page of photo links:
One Toker's Trek:

New York, New York, USA.

Mike Ruppert: Official Attendance Figures for MMM - Malarkey:
312 Arrested In Pot-March Bust:
NY City Hall Press Conference Tue. May 9th, 2000. 312 arrests, many illegal ones, many long detentions, harassment, brutality, etc.:
Suburbs' Youth Meet City's Tough Justice:
Reports of arrested participants. Harassment, illegalities, long detention, booking:
Record Heat at the NYC Millennium Marijuana March. High Times online article. Couple Photos:
MMM2000. "20 pictures with my electronic camera. They and a short travelogue are at:
Photos! Click small ones to enlarge:
millenium marijuana march 2000 on tag magazine. Article, and many great photos. Also, audio clips:
Millennium Marijuana March. Photos. Click to enlarge:
MMM in NYC. More great photos:

Nimbin, Australia. Nimbin Ready For Mardi Grass.

Freedom Ride. 2 Photos! And Australian Journey for Justice begins. To Sydney Olympics:
Nimbin MMMarch. Report and photo:

Oslo, Norway.

The Millennium Marijuana March, Oslo 2000. Freddiefreak report.
Big trouble in little Oslo, Norway:
Police intolerance created havoc during pot rally in Oslo:
I just saw the TV news about the hemp march today:
Bildene fra narko-slaget - Dagbladet. Great Photos of MMM rally, police teargassing, beating, running away, woman being carried away:
Photo of bloodied woman rallier (in middle of page):
Nyheter - Innenriks - Hasj-demonstranter kjeppjaget politiet. 3 Photos. One of bloodied head of rallier:
25 MMM pictures from Oslo, Norway. Short report, and link to the 25 photos:
MMM Oslo, 6. mai 2000. 25 Photos! Click to enlarge. Can then click "More detailed. (hires)" to enlarge further to huge panoramic views:
Aftonbladet nyheter: Många skadade vid hasch-upplopp i Oslo. Photo of police at rally:
CNN Norge - Bøter og sykemeldinger etter «hasj-slag», 7. mai 2000. Photo:
Many Norwegian language MMM rally reports, article links, press links, etc.. Millennium Marijuana March / The Space Odyssey:

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA. Liberty Bell March.

Portland, Oregon, USA. Hemp TV: Portland, OR Millennium Marijuana March (May 6, 2000). VIDEO!

Prague, Czech Republic. Demonstration in Support of Cannabis Legalization.

Croatians, Czechs Toke For Legalizing Marijuana:
Party. Photos (at end of page). Click to enlarge:

Redding, California, USA. Parade Pushes Pot Law.

San Francisco, California, USA. Pot Rally Draws Crowd At UN Peace Plaza. Hemp Fans Urge Freedom for the Fettered Weed.

Santa Barbara, California, USA. Marijuana March Unites Advocates.

Santa Barbara Has Great March:

Seattle, Washington, USA.

Hempfest Photo Gallery. And MMM 1999, 2000. Scroll down to the MMM sections:
Many video clips of political activism in Seattl, Washington. MMM, A16, THC TV, Renee Boje, and more. Scroll down to the MMM sections:

St. Louis, Missouri, USA. Thomas Jefferson Hemp Fest- St.Louis.

1st March To The Arch:

Tampa and St. Petersburg, Florida, USA. 9 Arrests At Pot Protest.

Bad Buzz:

Toronto, Ontario, Canada. MILLION MARIJUANA MARCH. Many Photos. Some can be clicked to enlarge INSTANTLY (since the bigger photos are downloaded at the same time as the smaller photos).

Toronto Marijuana March - Saturday May 5th 2001.

Turku, Finland. Pro-cannabis demonstration in Turku a big success.

Photos! Click photos to enlarge.

Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. BC To Ottawa: 'This Bud's For You.'

Pot On Their Minds:
Vancouver MMM Cannabis 2000. Many participants' views:
Great Photo of ralliers with fully-leafed cannabis plants. On some steps:

Washington, D.C., USA. DC May 6 Rally. Pro-pot protesters swarm the US capitol. Photo!

NORML: May 6 HIGH Noon Demo in Front of Congress. MANY Photos! Click to enlarge:

Wellington, New Zealand. MMM Auckland & Wellington NZ Report. Wellington is second article on the web page.

Zagreb, Croatia. Croatians, Czechs Toke For Legalizing Marijuana.

Many MMM links. All years Edit

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MMM. Many LINKS. Million Marijuana March. World Cannabis Day. Global Marijuana March. Cannabis Liberation Day. Hundreds of different cities worldwide since 1999. The first Saturday in May (or that weekend, or thereabouts). Rallies, marches, concerts, events, meetings, parties, raves, info-tables, etc.. Links for event navigators, alphabetical city lists, contact lists, email lists and archives, photos, flyers and posters, rally report compilations over the years, media coverage, videos, MMM history, search shortcuts, FAQs, and more. Where to send your MMM city info, corrections, reports, etc.. MMM mirror links:

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