Global Marijuana March 1999

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See also: Basic 1999 GMM city list, 1999 GMM graphics, and 1999 GMM map.
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31 cities signed up for the Saturday, May 1, 1999 Global Marijuana March.

New York City video. A clip from Grass: History of Marijuana, narrated by Woody Harrelson. See 3 minutes 47 seconds in. It says "New York City 1999". It shows 1999 MMM march and "Cures not Wars" banner. Direct link to 3 minutes 47 seconds in:

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The Global Marijuana March (GMM) is also known as the Million Marijuana March (MMM), and Global Cannabis March. There are local names for the event too. Such as: World Cannabis Day, Cannabis Liberation Day, Global Space Odyssey, Ganja Day, J Day, etc.. GMM occurs on the first Saturday in May, or thereabouts, depending on the city. It may include marches, meetings, rallies, raves, concerts, festivals, information tables, and more. It is a celebration embracing cannabis culture as a personal lifestyle choice. Participants unite to discuss, promote, entertain and educate both consumers and non-consumers alike. See GMM, GMM Facebook, and GMM links for many links for reports, photos, videos, press, media, posters, maps, flyers, etc.. See also: 420 event lists and Legality of cannabis by country.

MMM 1999 city list[edit]

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31 cities worldwide for the first international Million Marijuana March on May 1, 1999!

  1. Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA
  2. Amarillo, Texas, USA
  3. Amsterdam, Netherlands
  4. Atlanta, Georgia, USA
  5. Auckland, New Zealand
  6. Austin, Texas, USA
  7. Burlington, Vermont, USA
  8. Chicago, Illinois, USA
  9. Cleveland, Ohio, USA
  10. Edinburgh, Scotland, UK
  11. Eureka, California, USA
  12. Houston, Texas, USA
  13. Johannesburg, South Africa
  14. London, England, UK
  15. Los Angeles, California, USA
  16. Madison, Wisconsin, USA
  17. Melbourne, Australia
  18. Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA
  19. Montreal, Quebec, Canada
  20. New York City, New York, USA
  21. Nimbin, Australia
  22. Oslo, Norway
  23. Prague, Czech Republic
  24. San Francisco, California, USA
  25. Seattle, Washington, USA
  26. Tampa, Florida, USA
  27. Tel Aviv, Israel
  28. Tucson, Arizona, USA
  29. Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
  30. Washington, District of Columbia, USA
  31. Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada

Sources for city list[edit]

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The 31 cities were compiled from several articles and reports:

1999 MMM. Village Voice article on New York City MMM. Mentions Prague. Also, Winnipeg, Canada. May 5-11, 1999 Village Voice. "Smoke and Jeers. Million Marijuana March Protests NYC's Record-High Pot Arrests." By Jennifer Gonnerman.

1999 MMM. High Times article lists 25 cities.

1999 MMM. FoM (of CannabisNews.com) compiled many reports from cities worldwide. Also, reports for additional cities not found on other 1999 city lists. Such as for Amarillo, Detroit, Eureka, and Houston.

1999 MMM article. Another city mentioned: Tel Aviv.

1999 MMM rally reports, photos, etc[edit]

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Google search of CannabisNews.com -- Note that the MMM phrase or the year may be from a comment, and not from the article itself.

New York City. Comments and many photos. Click links for pages 1 through 7 at the bottom of the left column.

CannabisCulture.com articles.

High Times article.

London and around the world. Rally reports.

Auckland, New Zealand.

Seattle, Washington, USA. Over the day 4000 people marched and/or rallied.

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