March for Cannabis – 8th Annual March to Legalize Cannabis in Wisconsin
SE WI NORML to hold 8th annual march to legalize cannabis in Wisconsin at MacArthur Square in downtown Milwaukee
MILWAUKEE – On Saturday, May 5th, Southeastern Wisconsin NORML (SE WI NORML) will host the 8th annual march to legalize cannabis in Wisconsin at MacArthur Square in downtown Milwaukee.
The March for Cannabis will unite cannabis supporters and advocates to bring greater awareness to the issues of prohibition, demonstrate the amount of support Wisconsin has for legalization, and have a stronger and unified voice in the 2018 elections. The March for Cannabis brings awareness to how legalizing and regulating cannabis like alcohol would offer economical, medical, environmental, and racial, social & criminal justice benefits to Wisconsin and its residents.
A program of speakers is scheduled to begin at 1pm and the speakers include:
- Eric Marsch, SE WI NORML
- Rick Banks, Black Leaders Organizing for Communities (BLOC)
- Tiffany Anderson, Greater Milwaukee Green Party
- David Bowen, State Representative for Wisconsin’s 10th District
Governor candidates were invited to attend the March for Cannabis and speak on why voters should choose them in the upcoming 2018 elections as the governor that will reform cannabis laws in Wisconsin. The governor candidates attending include:
At 2pm, the march will begin on the corner of W Wells St and N 9th St. The March includes a 1.7 mile route that loops through Milwaukee’s downtown and then back to MacArthur Square for a public display of support for cannabis legalization.
Visit the March for Cannabis Facebook event for more information: goo.gl/xsYEBg.
- Thousands of Wisconsinites Sign Petition in Support of Cannabis Legalization - State Sen. Melissa Agard - Mar 29th, 2021
- MKE County: Board Changes Pot Possession Fine to $1 - Graham Kilmer - Mar 26th, 2021
- County Board Adopts Resolution Reducing Marijuana Possession Penalty - Sup. Sylvia Ortiz-Velez - Mar 25th, 2021
- City Hall: Proposal Ends Fines for Pot Possession - Jeramey Jannene - Mar 23rd, 2021
- Racial Bias Found in Pot Prosecutions - Corri Hess - Mar 22nd, 2021
- MKE County: Committee Okays $1 Fine For Pot Possession - Graham Kilmer - Mar 16th, 2021
- Judiciary Committee Approves Proposal to Reduce Marijuana Possession Penalty - Sup. Sylvia Ortiz-Velez - Mar 11th, 2021
- Senator Agard Sends Letter to JFC Co-Chairs in Support of Keeping Legalization of Marijuana in State Budget - State Sen. Melissa Agard - Feb 10th, 2021
- Chairwoman Nicholson Supports County and State Efforts to End Marijuana Prohibition - County Board Chairwoman Marcelia Nicholson - Feb 10th, 2021
- MKE County: Resolution Cuts Pot Possession Fine to $1 - Graham Kilmer - Feb 9th, 2021
Read more about Legalizing of Marijuana here