Ronald Reagan, 1980 campaign speech1: "Leading medical researchers are coming to the conclusion that marijuana, pot, grass, whatever you want to call it, is probably the most dangerous drug in the United States, and we haven't begun to find out all of the ill effects, but they are permanent ill effects. The loss of memory for example."
Democratic Party platform on marijuana: "Because of conflicting laws concerning marijuana, both on the federal and state levels, we encourage the federal government to remove marijuana from its list as a Class 1 Federal Controlled Substance, providing a reasoned pathway for future legalization." See: Full text.
"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."
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.
angelfire.com/rnb/y/mmm2001.htm - July 24, 2004 archive. Detailed 2001 city list with links. Index by date. The pages linked from a dated archive were archived around the same date.
High Times article. Preston Peet compilation of reports worldwide. Archived here and here.
www.schmoo.co.uk/world.htm - November 2, 2001 archive. The city, nation, and continent links at the top are a clickable table of contents for the detailed 2001 city list. There are many reports. Many of the linked pages are also archived.
Buffalo: Rebecca Powell / Phone: 716-353-4807 or central Buffalo/ Phil Beavers Phone: 716-353-4807 or 716-895-1987 Email: LOCMAN420(at)aol.com Details: Start 3:00pm Sat. May 5th, Delaware Park Demo/ 420pm
Nuernberg; Contact: Emanuel Kotzian (member of the "Green Party") Email: emanuel(at)kotzian.de Phone: 0049-911-535433 Details: A pro-hemp-event is planned at the clubhouse K4 in Nuernberg.
Oberlin: Oberlin Million Marijuana March, c/o Stitch by Stitch and Curiosities, 31 South Main Street, Oberlin, OH 44074 / Phone: (440)774-4544 / Email: OberlinMMM(at)yahoo.com
Oberwart (Austria): DJ ANSA will take part in the CANNABIS COALITION 2001 (at) X-CHAT in Oberwart / AUSTRIA in form of a GOATRANCE - PARTY on MAY 4th - 6th (48h NONSTOP) Email: ansa(at)x-chat.at ansa(at)x-chat.at Website: http://www.x-chat.at
Philadelphia: Bob Hemp (beep) 215-422-6055 / or Emily Petry / Email: "susie q" phillyweed420(at)hotmail.com Phone: 215-563-3030
Pomona, Ca: "Mark Hornaday/Hemp Shak" hempshak(at)earthlink.net Phone: (909)JAH-HEMP. Address: 119 West 2nd St., Pomona, CA 91766.
Portland: Phone: 503-777-9088 pdxnorml(at)pdxnorml.org Address: MMM 2001 Committee c/o Pdx NORML, P.O. Box 11694, Portland, OR 97211. Assemble at Pioneer Square, 10am - March at High Noon; Rally at 2pm, music & speakers til 5pm (Ends by 7pm)
Prague: Michael Polak xchaos(at)arachne.cz Tel: +420-603-872631, +420-2-33355668, +420-602-178012 http://www.legalizace.cz
PEI (Prince Edward Island): Deanne Kimball cdkimball(at)athigw.athi.pe.ca Phone: 902-628-9012
St. Louis: Rev Jeff Aimhigh6(at)aol.com also The Cannabis Commandos or St. Louis Area NORML, PO Box 220243,St. Louis, MO 63122, Phone: 314-995-1395 Email: StL_norml(at)theheadoffice.com http://www.mo-norml.org
St. Petersburg: Kevin Aplin - FL CAN Ph: 321-255-9790. Jodi James - Coalition Advocating Medical Marijuana Ph: 321-253-3673 Brian Palmer - Golden Boy Productions Ph: 407-493-2346
Seattle to Olympia Journey for Justice: Jess "Fat Freddy" Williams realfatfreddyjay(at)worldnet.att.net Ph: 253-573-9862
Tampa: Phone: 813-779-2551. Michael Palmieri forml420(at)marijuana.com or forml_2000(at)yahoo.com ; Address: FORML, P.O. Box 2061, Zephyrhills, Florida 33539. http://www.geocities.com/forml_2000 ; or Bob Quail bquail420(at)aol.com Phone: 727-347-6245
Tel Aviv: Boaz Wachtel wachtel(at)shani.net Tel: 972-54-573679
Toronto: "Terry Parker Jr." terryparkerjr(at)better.net Phone: 416-533-7756 / also The Marijuana Party of Canada Website: http://www.CanadaMMM.com also http://www.daweedking.com Traverse City: Melody Karr fiddlefoot420(at)hotmail.com Phone: 231-885-2993