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Republican governor again rejects vets, PTSD, and new medical marijuana conditions. [138].

Republicans think they can spend an infinite amount of money (many trillions of dollars) on health-insurance-company-based healthcare, and have an infinite number of babies, to feed their appetite for endless ground wars, and for more inmates for more prisons for more drug war.
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Maryland Lawmakers Override Republican Veto of Marijuana Paraphernalia Decriminalization. [139]. Existing pot decrim meant a fine for possession, but jailed for the joint paper or baggie.

Canada's single-payer universal healthcare costs less per person than U.S. healthcare. [3][4]
An economist says Bernie's universal healthcare would save $6 trillion over 10 years. 2. A Chicago Tribune healthcare article: In Europe, Sanders would be center-right. See also: Canadian single-payer healthcare, and Portuguese drug decriminalization.. And: Nurses Applaud New Sanders Plan for Healthcare for All. 2.3. And: President of Physicians for a National Health Program: Single-Payer is The Only System that can Achieve Universal Health Care.

Oklahoma, Nebraska Republicans again suing Colorado over marijuana in Supreme Court [140]. And: Democrat governor of Pennsylvania makes medical marijuana a top priority.

Vermont may be the first state to legalize recreational cannabis via the legislature. Vermont has Democrat governor and legislature [141][142][143][144].

Marijuana in the South: A State-by-State Guide. Republicans created a THC-free south. USA Today: 11 states least likely to legalize marijuana. Republican states across the nation.

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Global Marijuana March[edit]

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GMM (years signed up). (The city search of basic city lists will not find 2015 cities since the 2015 page only listed countries, and not cities). This city, nation, or subnational area participated or signed up one year (or more) for the Global Marijuana March (GMM), Million Marijuana March (MMM), or 420. See: 42 nations participated on May 2, 2015, or thereabouts. Cities and nations holding 4/20 events are also included. 211 cities from 41 nations signed up for May 3, 2014 or thereabouts. 225 cities from 42 nations signed up for May 4, 2013 or thereabouts. 865 different cities have signed up from 78 different nations since 1999.

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2013[edit]

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2012[edit]

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March 4, 2012:

Dallas/ Fort Worth Marijuana March! Will be in Downtown Dallas Deep Ellum. Please go to FaceBook and like us: Texans for the Reforms of Marijuana Laws. Follow us on Twitter TexansRML. We are Texans for the Reform of Marijuana Laws. Follow us for details as we get them. NORML had a large turnout last year, Combined with NORML's Dallas Chapter this year will be that much bigger!!! Show your support Texans! Bring friends, family, whoever. Get the Word out this year. Print and Pass out Flyers. Do whatever it takes people!!! Together TEXANS WE CAN!!!

2011[edit]

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Dallas/ Fort Worth annual Global Marijuana March! In Downtown Dallas. Please go to www.dfwnorml.org


Dallas, Texas. May 7, 2011. High definition video. Other 2011 GMM cities worldwide in last part of video. Youtube link.

2010[edit]

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We will be meeting on May 1, 2010 at Dallas City Hall, 1500 Marilla Street, Dallas, TX 75201 at high noon and march until 4pm. There is an afterparty sponsored by DFW NORML to be held directly afterward the GMM. More information is available at the DFW NORML 2010 GMM Website.

2009[edit]

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Dallas: We had a turnout of nearly 300 people in Dallas for 2009! We also had a speech by Barry Cooper!

2008[edit]

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Dallas: Ryan 817-896-3619 or Elisabeth R secretary.dfwnorml(at)yahoo.com DFW NORML, PMB 19, 4455 Camp Bowie, Suite 114, Fort Worth, Texas 76107. Meet up noon until 3p.m. (at) the Earl Cabell Federal Building, 1100 Commerce Street. Rally w. banners and posters.


Dallas Global Marijuana March 2008. Youtube link.

2007[edit]

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Video: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yx4fchS_inE

2006[edit]

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Our march went off really good for down here in Texas! We had more support for this event than any of our others! Thank you for the opportunity!

Cannabis is safer[edit]

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Above quote is from Sanjay Gupta interview of Obama on April 15, 2015. Interview aired on CNN on April 19, 2015. [207][208][209].

Obama can not reschedule marijuana by himself[edit]

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Obama alone can not reschedule marijuana. [213] [214][215][216].

Drug-war mass incarceration[edit]

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See: Drug war causes high U.S. incarceration rate. And: Drug War, mandatory minimum sentencing, handguns. And: US incarceration peaked in 2008. And: Number of marijuana prisoners in the USA. And: List of countries and U.S. states by incarceration rate.
The majority of people incarcerated in prisons and jails in the USA are in due to drug-related offenses, crimes to get money for drugs, or drug-related parole or probation violations. Wikipedia: Drug-related crime. The number of inmates in the USA has increased almost 5 times over since 1980. The USA has the highest incarceration rate of any nation b c (except for the tiny country of the Seychelles). Compare incarceration rates worldwide. The cost of the U.S. drug war is at least 1.5 trillion dollars. Cannabis is safer! Share link.
See articles: Cannabis prisoners and Drug war cost charts, infographics, and links.

Incarceration rates. Nations, states[edit]

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Drug war plus trickle-down economics[edit]

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Drug war + Trickle-down Reaganomics, = mass incarceration and mass control.
See article: Trickle-down economics plus drug war.

Reagan's war on cannabis is where the U.S. incarceration nation began.

Ronald Reagan, 1980 campaign speech [217]: "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."
See quote at 1 minute 7 seconds into this video clip narrated by Woody Harrelson.

2016 election and marches[edit]

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2016 Global Marijuana March and 420 events. Public opinion wins elections. So get out and march!

Register and vote for cannabis in 2016.
Register to vote. Support legislation and ballot initiatives. Vote out most Republicans in 2016.

USA Today: 11 states least likely to legalize marijuana. Republican states across the nation.

Oklahoma, Nebraska Republicans again suing Colorado over marijuana in Supreme Court. [218].

Marijuana in the South: A State-by-State Guide. Republicans created a THC-free south.

Democrat governor of Pennsylvania makes medical marijuana a top priority.

Vermont may be the first state to legalize recreational cannabis via the legislature. Vermont has Democrat governor and legislature. 1. 2. 3.

Canadian single-payer healthcare and Portuguese drug decriminalization[edit]

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See article: Canadian single-payer healthcare, and Portuguese drug decriminalization.

Healthcare cost by nation

An economist says Bernie's universal healthcare would save $6 trillion over 10 years.
Canada's single-payer universal healthcare costs less per person than U.S. healthcare. [5][6]

Portugal. Decriminalizing Drugs: When Treatment Replaces Prison. New York Times. Their universal healthcare [219] versus Republican Holy War on Drugs

Cut taxes by ending the drug war, the final "U.S. ground war". Cut Republican big spending: Wars, drug wars, US healthcare costs, and incarceration costs. See: Business people for Single-payer Healthcare. Fed up with uncontrollable costs of U.S. healthcare. Save trillions of dollars.

Canada's new Liberal government repeats promise to legalize marijuana. "Trudeau’s pledge to cut the tax rate for middle-income earners ... paid for by a tax hike on the wealthiest 1%."

Repeal insurance-based Obamacare. Replace with Canadian-style Single-payer Healthcare. 1. Obamacare regulates health insurance companies. Canada has dumped most of those companies. Save trillions of dollars.

ColoradoCare. "Colorado could make history next November by being the first state in the nation to approve a comprehensive single-payer health insurance system. ... This health insurance coverage has no deductibles and no co-pays." 1.2.

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