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 June 13, 2010

I can’t think of anything cooler than being in Washington D.C. on the Fourth of July, participating in a pro-marijuana rally. Can you? I received an invitation from Americans for Safe Access (DC) to attend the event below:

HEMP CAN SAVE THE PLANET MARCH & 41st ANNUAL SMOKE-IN
SUNDAY JULY 4TH WASHINGTON DC

RALLY & SPEAKERS – Lafayette Square from Noon till 3 pm:
Chief Greenbud
Lenny Gaiter
Michael Malta The King Of Pot
Wayward Bill
Richard J. Rawlings
Adam Fithian (of Prospect Hill)
Aron Kay a.k.a. The Pieman
John Pylka – SMOKE-IN.ORG
Kenny Brown (Cannabis Defense Movement)
Brian Kuprian
Cindy Day
Roland A. Duby
Kristen Ford
Jim Fowler
Phill Grimes

The Rally starts at “High Noon” in Lafayette Park (North side of the White House). From 12:00-3:00pm Activist speakers from the front lines of the “War On Drugs” comment on the progress and direction of ending marijuana prohibition and other aspects of drug policy reform.

Concert Information

At 10:00am the NATIONAL PARK SERVICE Security Check point located at the CONCERT SITE will open for the day.

ALL BAGS WILL BE OPENED and you MIGHT GET A LIGHT SEARCH. The Concert begins at 2pm in the Henry Bacon Ball Field located at 23rd Street and Constitution Avenue NW.

The Concert Begins at 2:00pm when Performers and Activists will present a colorful message relating to our cause during the afternoon leading up to the National Park Service Fireworks on the National Mall.

At 4:20pm the “THE HEMP CAN SAVE THE PLANET MARCH”concludes it’s march route at the ball field. At 8:50pm we are required by the Park Service to shut down our sound system so that it will not interfere with the National Park Service fireworks display.

For a great view of the fireworks near the concert site, check out the front steps of the Lincoln Memorial.

2010 Concert Supporting Artists:

SCREAM
JAH WORKS
UNFORTUNATE SONS
MYSTR TREEFROG
FUNK ARK
GOLDEN BUTTER BAND AND SPECIALS GUESTS
NORTHERN LIGHTS
CHIEF GREENBUD
JOHN PYLKA

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