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Finland 2008 GMM

2008 Global Marijuana March.

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Jakobstad in Swedish, or Pietarsaari in Finnish.

Global Marijuana March (GMM) Edit

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GMM (years signed up). This city participated or signed up one year (or more) for the Global Marijuana March (GMM), or the Million Marijuana March (MMM). 225 cities from 42 nations signed up for May 4, 2013 or thereabouts.175 cities from 33 nations signed up for May 5, 2012 or thereabouts. See also: 4/20 event lists. 896 different cities have participated from 82 different nations or subnational areas since 1999.

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See GMM 2009, and archive, 2.

Pietarsaari: Marcus / Kulturväxternas Vänner jeppisrescueteam(at)

2008 Edit

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See 2008 GMM, and archive, 2.

Pietarsaari/Jakobstad: Kulturväxternas Vänner (jeppisrescueteam(at)

Report (from old GMM site): This year our march didn't get as much coverage from the media as last year. And for some strange reason there were less people showing up this time, even though the march was announced months in advance and we had flyers put up around town. We were around 30 people marching and most of us carried signs. This year we made a stop at the town center and handed out leaflets with facts about cannabis. Once again the authorities were ok about it all, and only took their mandatory pictures of us.

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See Global Marijuana March 2007 map.

Pietarsaari/Jakobstad: Kulturväxternas Vänner (jeppisrescueteam(at)

This was the first protest march in Pietarsaari for about 20 years and we got quite a lot of attention from the media. Mostly because it was our first GMMarch here, but also because Pietarsaari is a much smaller place than the other participating cities in Finland. We had about 40 people marching, some playing instruments and others carrying signs. In relation to the population it could be considered the biggest march in Finland. It was a happy gathering and the police didn't interfere much at all (except for taking photographs of us). Unfortunately the streets were rather empty that day so there weren't many people to talk to and inform about our cause.

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