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Marijuana is safer than pharma

Cannabis is Safer.

Legalize marijuana in New Jersey? Your choice for governor will determine that. (Democrat versus Republican). And: Pro-Legalization Congressman To Target Anti-Cannabis Lawmakers. [17]. And: Canada. Airport security stops calling police on passengers carrying prescription pot. And: Legal marijuana is saving lives in Colorado, study finds. Opioid-related deaths fell 6.5% after recreational marijuana legalized. [18]. And: Former Mexican President Imagines Future Where Legal Weed Is an Internationally Traded Cash Crop.

The Trump tax plan would make the rich richer. An Open Letter to Apple CEO Mr. Tim Cook from 131 organizations to immediately remove numerous apps that are promoting war on drugs in the Philippines that has killed 13,000 people. [19]. And: Now you can add a marijuana degree to your higher education. [20] .And: 29 states have legal pot. Jeff Sessions wants to stamp it out, and he's closer than you think. [21]. And: Police brutality. Cop who forcibly arrested nurse for refusing to draw blood is fired. Previously disciplined for sexual harassment. And: 8 things Trump's done to hurt women and girls since taking office. [22][23][24]. And: London, UK: MPs join medical marijuana protest outside Parliament. And: Canadian Doctors Explain Universal Health Care. A video. [25][26]. And: Why Dr. Oz Thinks Medical Marijuana Can Solve The Opioid Crisis. [27][28][29][30][31][32].
NRA history of mandatory minimum sentencing and drug war. Atlanta, Georgia decriminalizes marijuana. [33]. And Youtube: Tom Petty music video - You Don't Know How It Feels. "let's roll another joint." [34][35]. And: 80 Years Ago This Week, Federal Marijuana Prohibition Began With These Arrests. And: Federal Court Ruling a Huge Victory for Cannabis Business Owners. And: Costly medical marijuana pushes patients to street sales. And: Portugal treats addiction as a disease, not a crime.

Drugs involved in U.S. overdose deaths, 2000 to 2016

Drugs involved in U.S. overdose deaths, 2000 to 2016. Compare to peak HIV-AIDS deaths: [1][2].

Two Chicago cops take a knee

Two Chicago cops take a knee.

Why the decriminalisation of marijuana is a civil rights cause. Al Sharpton. [36]. And: Harris County, Texas DA Stops Prosecuting Drug Cases Involving Minuscule Amounts. And: Chicago cops to be punished for ‘taking a knee’ in protest against police brutality. And: America’s opioid problem is so bad it’s cutting into U.S. life expectancy. And: Big Pharma Losing Grip as Study Shows Nearly 100% of Cannabis Users Give Up Rx Pain Meds. And: Iceland Gets Cooler with Proposal to Legalize Cannabis. [37].

Lesotho. This Tiny Nation Just Became Africa’s Medical Cannabis Leader. [38]. And: 41 States To Investigate Pharmaceutical Companies Over Opioids. And: Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte orders police to kill eldest son if 'rumours' are true. And: Pennsylvania Democratic Party Adopts Marijuana Legalization Into Policy Platform. And: New Study Finds Legal Cannabis Equals Fewer Pharmaceuticals. And: “I’m not a criminal:” Indiana man criminally charged for possessing CBD oil. And: Federal drug agency asks Rhode Island for medical marijuana patient data. And: British Columbia may not follow Ontario’s pot distribution system: Premier Horgan.

Country Life expectancy Infant mortality rate Healthcare cost per person (2). (US dollars. PPP)
Canada 82.2 years.(2) 4.9 per 1000 births. $4,608 in 2015. Public and private costs.
USA 79.3 years.(2) 6.5 per 1000 births. $9,451 in 2015. Public and private costs.

Why Are Opioid Painkillers Legal But Marijuana Isn't? And: Federal government knew cannabis cured epilepsy over 60 years ago and still made it a Schedule 1 drug. And: Sheriffs Say Marijuana Legalization Should Be Overturned Because It Makes Them Uncomfortable. Colorado.

Bernie Sanders on marijuana and Wall Street
The dam is breaking on Democrats’ embrace of single-payer.

Bernie Sanders Is the Most Popular Politician in America, Poll Says. See Bernie on Colbert's Show [39]. And: LA Times editorial board: Trump and Sessions are ignoring voters' overwhelming support for medical marijuana. Will Congress listen? [40]. See: Temporary reprieve. [41]. Global Marijuana March. May 5, 2018. Global mass insurrection against Republican-led mass incarceration. And: Hooked, hoodwinked: Some drug rehabs aim for relapse and money. And: ‘Return my bong’: Ontario man protests in underwear outside courthouses, police stations. And: Oral, saliva, and urine measurement of THC intoxication level is not feasible, study concludes.
Green gold: how China quietly grew into a cannabis superpower. Half of world's hemp cultivation.

Anti-Drug Philippine President Duterte’s Son Accused in $125-Million Drug Shipment. [42]. And: Philippines. Duterte faces nationwide revolt over drugs war after killing of schoolboy sparks outrage. And: Philippines’ Catholic Church sounds alarm amid Duterte’s deadly anti-drug crackdown. [43]

India issues its first-ever license to grow medicinal cannabis for research purposes. 2nd Most Populated Country. And: Utah Launches Medical Cannabis Signature Drive for November 2018 ballot issue. And: Federal judge blocks prosecution of Northern California pot growers. Jeff Sessions opposes restrictions. And: Federal Judge Rules Medical Marijuana Patient Can Sue For Being Denied Job Over Failed Drug Test. And: Justice Department (Jeff Sessions) Shuts Down Marijuana Research At DEA.

"They can move in and out of any software still hardwired to their system. That means that anyone we haven't unplugged is potentially an agent. Inside the matrix, they are everyone and they are no one." Morpheus. [44].

The racist Matrix
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Lexington, Kentucky mayor announces all Confederate statues are coming down because of Charlottesville. And: Philippines newspaper. "Marijuana as Medicine" on front page. And: Heather Heyer, the woman killed in Virginia was destined to be face of change, mom says. [45]. And: Indiana lawmaker pushes for medical marijuana to curb opioid epidemic. His fellow Republicans are the ones likely to block him. Here are the Confederate memorials that will be removed after Charlottesville. [46][47][48][49][50][51].


Dear America, universal health care is what real freedom looks like. USA Today. And: IT COSTS LESS. [52][53]. And: In Portugal, Drug Use Is Treated As A Medical Issue, Not A Crime. NPR. CBC. [54][55][56][57][58]. And: 90% of drug control money is spent on health care, just 10% on police enforcement.
Will 2018 midterm elections remove Republicans? 2018 ballot issues: marijuana and minimum wage.

Hours per week at minimum wage to rent a one-bedroom apartment

Source [3][4]. Bernie Sanders.

Single payer will save money

List of countries by total health expenditure per capita.

Illinois Is Officially The 21st State To Decriminalize Weed. And: India. The people of Mumbai (also known as Bombay) talk about marijuana. Youtube.

Poll. Voters support single payer Medicare-for-all 51 - 38 percent. As do doctors. And: List of countries by total health expenditure per capita. Click any year to sort highest to lowest cost per person. See: Australian single payer.

Here's what happened when a Republican senator challenged a Canadian doctor on their single-payer health care system. Bernie Sanders videos. Canadian MSNBC anchor versus Republican congressman.

Since decriminalizing all drugs in 2001, Portugal's overdose rate has decreased by ~75% and now has one of the lowest overdose rates in all of Europe. [59][60][61]. Overdose death rates by country. [62][63].

Drug induced deaths per million population, ages 15-64. By country

Medicare for ALL. Medicare spends less than 2 percent on bureaucracy. 1.4% to be exact. And: Nearly a third of our health care dollars go to something other than health care. And: Universal healthcare and drug war.

Medicare means waste less money on bureaucracy

Senator Cory Booker Debuts ‘Marijuana Justice Act’ to Legalize Cannabis, & support racial justice. [65][66].

Marijuana was the secret to ending this woman's heroin addiction

Her mom said "Why don't you just smoke some weed?"

Cigarette box warnings in Australia

Cigarette box warnings in Australia. Tobacco causes one in ten deaths globally. [5]

2017 June 22. Healthcare protest at office of Senator Mitch McConnell

June 22, 2017. Healthcare protest at office of Senator Mitch McConnell.

Big Pharma CEO pay versus median income. PNHP

Big Pharma CEO pay. [6].

Massachusetts governor signs bill to allow recreational pot. [67]. Marijuana should be legalised in India for medical purposes: Maneka Gandhi And: Trump Said Sacks Of Drugs Are Falling On Peoples’ Heads. A Congressman’s Response Is Perfect. And: Landmark Study Shows Legal Marijuana Sales Reduce Crime. And: Why Are So Many People Dying from Opiate Overdoses? It's Our Broken Society. Absurdly low minimum wage too..
USA. National Public Radio parrots minimum wage lies. [68]. And: $750,000 settlement after woman dies after going through heroin withdrawal in Mason County, Kentucky jail. And: Washington state distracted driving law starts July 23. And: Medicaid enrollees largely satisfied with the health care they receive. [69]. And: Marijuana was the secret to ending this woman's addiction to heroin. Video. [70]. And: Philip Morris: Tobacco giant ordered to compensate Australia. And: Trump-supporting sheriff in Butler County, Ohio (heart of opioid epidemic): My deputies won't use Narcan. [71]. And: Jeff Sessions: Anti-Weed Crusader Received Big Money From Big Tobacco. And: American Media Silent After UN Just Called for Decriminalizing Drug Use Worldwide.
Greece legalises marijuana for medical purposes. That makes 6 EU countries. [72]. And: District of Cannabis. It’s summer, and Washington DC smells like weed. Everywhere, all the time. And: Missouri Republicans Lower St. Louis Minimum Wage From $10 To $7.70. And: Lobbyists Have Pushed for a Big Pharma Monopoly on CBD. And: United Nations and World Health Organisation call for drugs to be decriminalised. [73].

20 million more uninsured = 20,000+ more deaths yearly. [74]. And: Politifact: Bernie Sanders' projection of 'thousands' of deaths from lost health coverage is well-supported. June 27, 2017. See article sidebar for many sources. [75][76][77][78][79][80]. And: Politifact: Paul Ryan wrong that most of the 22 million uninsured would be uninsured by choice. [81]. And: 17 Charts and Figures that show the US is not as developed as you’d think. America is not great. [82]. And: 93% of Patients Prefer Cannabis Over Opioids For Managing Pain, According to New Study. And: Medicaid Could Have Saved $1 Billion If Medical Marijuana Was Legalized nationwide. And: How Big Tobacco-style marketing propels U.S. opioid crisis — and powers $400 billion pharma industry. [83][84][85][86].
Nevada becomes 5th state to legalise marijuana for recreational use. [87]. And: Catalonia region of Spain legalises marijuana consumption, cultivation, and distribution. And: 43 arrested. Blood on the floor. Protester: Mitch McConnell Thinks Disabled Americans Are ‘Better Off Dead’. [88][89]. And: Bernie Sanders Slams ‘Moral Outrage’ Of Trumpcare At Pittsburgh Rally. $500 billion in tax breaks to the top two percent. [90]. And: Marijuana legalization doesn't lead to more fatal car crashes. American Journal of Public Health. And: The GOP Health Care Bill Will Doom Millions Of People Struggling With Addiction. And: Healthcare groups issue scathing criticism of Senate bill. Trumpcare 4.0. [91]. And: Do We Really Need A Middleman (private insurers) In Our Broken Health Care System? [92][93]. And: Officer who shot Philando Castile said smell of marijuana made him fear for his life. [94]. And: Brockton, Massachusetts. Firefighters agree to a drug test policy that excludes pot. And: New Jersey Democrats Begin Push to Legalize Marijuana. And: Oklahoma voters will decide fate of medical marijuana. And: Mexico Legalizes Medical Marijuana. And: How Swiss Marijuana Reform Will Lead To Full Legalization In Europe.

Jeff Sessions KKK was OK until I learned they smoked pot

Jeff Sessions OK.

Bill Maher on slavery, Jim Crow, and drug war

Artist Projects Image Of Jeff Sessions In KKK Hood Across Department Of Justice. And: Senate introduces bill to end federal medical marijuana prohibition. [95][96]. And: Sessions asks Congress to let him prosecute medical pot shops, patients. [97]. And: Science Calls Out Jeff Sessions on Medical Marijuana and the "Historic Drug Epidemic" - Scientific American. [98]. And: This Arab country is among list of places that smoke most hash. And: Coffee, Cocoa, Cannabis: New Push to Legalize Marijuana Launched in Switzerland. And: Holy Smoke: Israel Begins Decriminalizing Cannabis. [99][100]. And: France Just Ended Prison Terms For Marijuana Use. [101][102][103][104]. And: Uruguay, the first country where you can smoke marijuana wherever you like. And: "I Was Wrong": Former Judge Treated With Cannabis Oil Regrets Having Sent People to Jail for It. And: Duterte tells troops they can RAPE women in 'joke' as he rallies soldiers battling foreign fighters in ISIS 'invasion' of besieged Philippines city. [105][106][107]
Will 2018 midterm elections remove Republicans? 2017-18 ballot issues: marijuana & minimum wage. Democratic Party, following Bernie Sanders lead, proposes bill to raise minimum wage to $15 by 2024. Republicans oppose raising federal minimum wage. [108] [109].
Trumpcare 3.0 Would Leave 23 Million More Uninsured, Budget Office Says. [110]. And: Vermont's Republican Governor Scott Vetoes Marijuana Legalization bill of Democrat legislature. And: Democrats pick up two GOP-held legislative seats, the first flips of the Trump era. And: Trump Called Rodrigo Duterte to Congratulate Him on His Murderous Drug War: “You Are Doing an Amazing Job”. [111][112]. And: California. Single-Payer Would Cost A Third of Current Health Care Costs Per Family.
Conservative morons worldwide: British Prime Minister Just Claimed Cannabis Leads To Heroin And Suicide. And: American Legion to Trump: Allow marijuana research for vets. [113]. And: Marijuana convictions go up in smoke with California legalization. And: Cannabis may help wean people off crack, study finds. And: Trump thinks health insurance costs $15 a month. And: Doctors hate Trumpcare. And: Prison healthcare, deaths. And: At heated North Dakota town hall watch a man stuff money into shirt Of GOP Congressman Who Voted To Repeal Obamacare. [114][115].
Jeff Sessions once wanted to execute pot dealers. And: Georgia Cop Decides A Sober Woman Is High On Marijuana, Jails Her. And: Criminal Charges For Georgia Police Officers punching and kicking handcuffed marijuana user in head. [116][117][118]. And: Jeff Sessions Rolls Back Obama-Era Drug Sentencing Reforms. Harsher punishments for low-level drug crimes. [119][120][121][122][123][124][125][126][127]. And: 'The Drug Whisperer': Drivers arrested while stone cold sober by dumbass Georgia cops. And: Willie Nelson to Jeff Sessions: Smoke Some Pot.

Sao Paulo 2017 May 6 Brazil crowd

Sao Paulo, Brazil. May 6, 2017.

Gigantic rally in Sao Paulo, Brazil. Global Marijuana March. May 6, 2017. Videos [128][129] Event. And: Cape Town, South Africa. Videos [130][131] Event. And: Huge joint rolls through New York City. [132][133].

Patrick Stewart

Patrick Stewart

Congresswoman Tulsi Gabbard of Hawaii

Democrat Tulsi Gabbard of Hawaii.

Universal health coverage. Not a radical idea

Time For Single-Payer Healthcare.

Life expectancy versus health expenditure over time. 1970-2014

Life expectancy versus health expenditure. [7].

2017 Global Marijuana March. [134]. And: Cannabis Festivals 2017-2018 | Man, I'm hungry. | Everfest. And: World Naked Gardening Day is May 6th. Your marijuana garden needs love too Face-smile.

Poll: Bernie Sanders is most popular U.S. politician [135]. 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: Patrick Stewart Reveals He Uses Marijuana Daily To Help With Arthritis Symptoms. And: Congresswoman Tulsi Gabbard Calls For Ending Federal Marijuana Prohibition.
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. [136][137][138][139][140]. And: Medical marijuana could save Medicaid $1 billion in prescription drug costs. [141][142]. And: West Virginia becomes 29th state to legalize medical marijuana. [143][144]. And: Republican Governor, Terry Branstad, rolls back local minimum wage increases in Iowa.

The 'unimaginable' premium hikes of Trumpcare 2.0 for people with pre-existing conditions. And: Republicans To Vote To Take Away Health Care For Those Tens of Millions. [145][146][147]. And: Poll: Trump, Democrats and Republicans all unpopular.

More Than Half of American Adults Have Tried Pot. [148]. Among current users: 14% Republicans, 43% Democrats, 42% independents. And: USA. Marijuana legalization support at all-time high. [149]. 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.

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 USA. And: The disease killing white Americans goes way deeper than opioids. [150][151][152]. And: Trump's Health Care Plan Could Exacerbate Opioid Epidemic, But Medical Marijuana Could Help. [153][154]. And: Former premiers and Australian police chiefs call for drug decriminalisation. [155]. 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. [156][157]. End drug war with universal healthcare. List of countries with universal health care.

USA versus top ten healthiest countries 3

 Wikipedia country lists: Life expectancy.
 And: Total health expenditure per capita.
 Those numbers will change over time.

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 [158].

Bernie Sanders wins CNN healthcare debate with Ted Cruz.
USA. The highest drug prices in the world

Source. Bernie Sanders.

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. [159]. One reason why: Canadians pay so much less for far better healthcare.

Single-Payer Healthcare. [160]. 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. [161]. 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.
See: More News. And: Cannabis is safer.

Will 2018 midterm elections remove Republicans? 2018 ballot issues: marijuana and minimum wage.

Poll. US voters support single payer Medicare-for-all 51 - 38 percent. As do doctors. See: Australian single payer. And: It costs less. Bernie Sanders videos: A Republican senator challenged a Canadian doctor on their single-payer health care. 2. Chart: Portugal's drug decriminalization. 2.3. And: U.S. Healthcare Ranked Dead Last Compared To 10 Other Countries.

Will 2018 midterm elections remove Republicans? 2018 ballot issues: marijuana and minimum wage.

A or F? How Congress scores on marijuana. 2. By Danielle Keane, NORML political director. 2016. "Of the 233 Democrats in Congress, 208 members (89.3 percent) received a passing grade of a 'C' or higher. Of the 302 Republicans in Congress, 102 members (33.8 percent) received a passing grade of a 'C' or higher." For your state see: Congressional Scorecard. NORML. Grading was based upon members' voting records.
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.

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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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