Global Marijuana March USA
|Featured GMM crowd photos over years.|
|Global Marijuana March and 4/20 signup.|
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- 1 Top
- 2 GMM cities in the USA
- 3 2017 Global Marijuana March and 420
- 4 Cannabis is safer
- 5 Drug war, control, mass incarceration
- 6 Green love
- 7 Single-Payer. Half the cost of Trumpcare
- 8 USA. Republican-led drug war
- 9 Categories
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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.
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GMM cities in the USA
- 395 cities from all 50 states (and the District of Columbia) of the United States of America have signed up one or more years since 1999.
- Note: Use the Firefox addon FindBar Tweak to count the cities. Use it to search the wikitext for an asterisk followed by a space. The addon counts the number of matches.
Alabama. Alaska. Arizona. Arkansas. California. Colorado. Connecticut. Delaware. District of Columbia. Florida. Georgia. Hawaii. Idaho. Illinois. Indiana. Iowa. Kansas. Kentucky. Louisiana. Maine. Maryland. Massachusetts. Michigan. Minnesota. Mississippi. Missouri. Montana. Nebraska. Nevada. New Hampshire. New Jersey. New Mexico. New York. North Carolina. North Dakota. Ohio. Oklahoma. Oregon. Pennsylvania. Rhode Island. South Carolina. South Dakota. Tennessee. Texas. Utah. Vermont. Virginia. Washington. West Virginia. Wisconsin. Wyoming. (Note: To edit this list click any city, or see Template:GMM cities USA.)
- For links to site pages for cities (not just GMM) in a particular state, province, or country click this Google search link, and add the name after "intitle" (no space). For example; cities in Colorado. Put quotes around 2 or more words; "New York".
- Alabama: Birmingham. Huntsville. Mobile.
- Alaska: Anchorage. Fairbanks. Homer. Juneau. Manley Hot Springs. Prince of Wales Island.
- Arizona: Bullhead City. Flagstaff. Havazu City. Parker. Phoenix. Tucson.
- Arkansas: Fayetteville. Fort Smith. Hot Springs. Little Rock.
- California: Anaheim. Arcata. Bakersfield. Bishop. Chico. Crescent City. Dinuba. Eureka. Fontana. Fort Bragg. Fresno. Garberville. Garden Grove. Grass Valley. Hanford. Hayward. Huntington Beach. Lake Isabella. Los Angeles. Marysville. Monterey. Morongo Valley. Mount Shasta. Napa. Nevada City. Oakland. Orange County. Palm Springs. Paradise. Pasadena. Patterson. Pomona. Redding. Reedley. Riverside. Sacramento. San Bernardino. San Diego. San Francisco. San Jose. San Luis Obispo. Santa Barbara. Santa Clara. Santa Cruz. Santa Rosa. Smartsville. Stockton. Susanville. Ukiah. Upland. Upper Lake. Vacaville. Ventura. Visalia. Yuba City.
- Colorado: Boulder. Colorado Springs. Denver. Englewood. Fort Collins. Grand Junction. Gunnison. Leadville. Montrose. Morrison. Pagosa Springs. Pueblo. Steamboat Springs. Telluride.
- Connecticut: Hartford. Manchester. New Haven. New Milford.
- Delaware: Dover. Newark. Rehoboth Beach. Wilmington.
- District of Columbia: Washington, DC.
- Florida: Arcadia. Boca Raton. Cocoa Beach. Fort Lauderdale. Fort Myers. Gainesville. Hollywood. Jacksonville. Key West. Largo. Melbourne. Miami. Miamitown. Orlando. Palm Harbor.
- Georgia: Aiken. Athens. Atlanta. Macon. Savannah.
- Hawaii: Hilo. Honolulu. Kailua-Kona. Maui. Paia. Waikiki.
- Idaho: Boise. Moscow.
- Illinois: Carbondale. Champaign-Urbana. Chicago. DeKalb. Normal. Peoria. Quincy. Rockford. Springfield.
- Indiana: Columbus. Elkhart. Fort Wayne. Hammond. Indianapolis. Kendallville. Kokomo. LaPorte. South Bend.
- Iowa: Des Moines. Independence. Iowa City. Sioux City.
- Kansas: Kansas City. Lawrence. Newton. Pittsburg. Topeka. Walton. Wichita.
- Kentucky: Louisville. Bowling Green. Lexington. Paducah. Rineyville. Vine Grove.
- Louisiana: Baton Rouge. Lafayette. New Orleans.
- Maine: Augusta. Eaton. Portland. Starks.
- Maryland: Annapolis.
- Massachusetts: Amherst. Boston. Northampton. Worcester.
- Michigan: Escanaba. Flint. Grand Rapids. Holland. Jackson. Kalamazoo. Lansing. Mount Pleasant. Muskegon. Rothbury. Traverse City. Whitehall.
- Minnesota: Duluth. Mankato. Minneapolis. Saint Paul. Winona.
- Mississippi: Batesville-Oxford. Jackson. Nettleton. Tupelo.
- Missouri: Columbia. Jefferson City. Joplin. Kansas City. Springfield. St. Louis.
- Montana: Billings. Bozeman. Butte. Columbia Falls. Great Falls. Helena. Kalispell. Missoula.
- Nebraska: Grand Island. Kearney. Lincoln. Omaha.
- Nevada: Las Vegas. Reno.
- New Hampshire: Concord. Derry. Durham. Nashua.
- New Jersey: Belmar. Bridgeton. Camden. New Brunswick. Newark. Ramapo. Summit. Trenton.
- New Mexico: Albuquerque. Hachita. Las Cruces. Roswell. Taos.
- New York: Albany. Binghamton. Buffalo. Commack. Dansville. Hempstead. Ithaca. New Paltz. New York City. Potsdam. Rochester. Rye Brook. Syracuse. Utica. Warwick. Watertown. Woodstock.
- North Carolina: Asheville. Boone. Chapel Hill. Charlotte. Concord. Fayetteville. Greenville. Pineville. Raleigh-Durham. Wilmington. Winston-Salem.
- North Dakota: Bismarck. Fargo. Grand Forks.
- Ohio: Akron. Ashland. Athens. Cincinnati. Cleveland. Columbus. Dayton. Kent. Lima. Miamitown. Oberlin. Toledo. Vermilion. Yellow Springs.
- Oklahoma: Alva. Edmond. Enid. Lawton. Oklahoma City. Tulsa. Wilburton.
- Oregon: Bend. Corvallis. Eugene. Medford. Portland. Salem.
- Pennsylvania: Allentown. Camp Hill. Harrisburg. Lancaster. Lebanon. Oil City. Philadelphia. Pittsburgh. Scranton. Seneca. Uniontown. Wilkes-Barre.
- Rhode Island: Kingston. Providence. South Kingstown.
- South Carolina: Charleston. Clemson. Columbia. Greenville
- South Dakota: Huron. Rapid City. Sioux Falls. Sturgis.
- Tennessee: Baxter. Chattanooga. Cookeville. Knoxville. Memphis. Nashville.
- Texas: Abilene. Alpine. Amarillo. Arlington. Austin. Corpus Christi. Daingerfield. Dallas. El Paso. Everman. Fort Worth. Houston. Lubbock. McAllen. Midland.
- Utah: Ogden. Salt Lake City.
- Vermont: Bennington. Burlington. Montpelier.
- Virginia: Charlottesville. Chesapeake. Norfolk. Richmond. Roanoke. Virginia Beach.
- Washington: Bellingham. Gig Harbor. Longview. Olympia. Pasco. Seattle. Sedro-Woolley. Spokane Valley. Spokane. Tacoma. Wenatchee. Yakima.
- West Virginia: Charleston. Elkins. Huntington. Morgantown. Parkersburg.
- Wisconsin. Eau Claire. Green Bay. La Crosse. Madison. Milwaukee. Rice Lake. Steven's Point. Turtle Lake.
- Wyoming: Casper. Riverton. Rock Springs. Worland.
2017 Global Marijuana March and 420
May 6, 2017, Saturday, or thereabouts. And April 20 (4/20), or thereabouts. Rallies and marches overall change public opinion for the better! See: Cannabis polls.
- 2017 Global Marijuana March and 420 events. - Worldwide.
- USA. 2017 Global Marijuana March and 420 city list. - USA.
- 420 event lists. - Worldwide.
|US states that have legalized|
as of November 2016 election.
Cannabis is safer
|Ronald Reagan, 1980 campaign speech 1: "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."|
- Obama correctly said that cannabis is safer than alcohol. See: Cannabis is safer. He also said marijuana should be treated more as a public health issue than a criminal one. And: Obama signals support for legalizing medical marijuana. . See video.
- USA. 1 in 10 deaths of working-age adults are alcohol-related (disease, overdose, car crashes, falls, violence, etc). 87,798 per year, 2006 to 2010. .
See longer article: Cannabis is safer.
- Imagine if Mitt Romney had been elected President in 2012 instead of Obama.
- Obama on marijuana legalization. . "My suspicion is that you’re gonna see other states start looking at this". The Washington Post. Jan. 22, 2015.
- Obama administration asks Supreme Court to reject lawsuit filed by Republican governments in Oklahoma and Nebraska to stop legal marijuana in Colorado . December 2015.
Presidents can not reschedule it
- See main article: Presidents alone can not reschedule marijuana.
The president alone can not reschedule marijuana.  . Since HHS (Health and Human Services) and the DEA (Drug Enforcement Administration) have again declined to reschedule or deschedule cannabis, then only Congress can do so. But Congress removed help for veterans: . And Congressional committee leaders refuse hearings on CARERS bill to reschedule cannabis. See: Medical Marijuana Advocates Rally to Loosen Restrictions. By Alicia Ault. 23 Mar 2016. Medscape.
- Wikipedia: Drug Enforcement Administration. See "Criticism" section.
- Wikipedia: Removal of cannabis from Schedule I of the Controlled Substances Act.
- DEA Removes Marijuana Misinformation From Website After Months of Pressure. By Steve Elliott. Feb 13, 2017.
- DEA Pulls Back From Calling Marijuana One Of The 'Most Dangerous Drugs'. By Cody Fenwick. August 16, 2016. Patch Media
- The Science behind the DEA's Long War on Marijuana. 19 April 2016. Scientific American. Unless Congress acts, the DEA has final say on rescheduling or descheduling marijuana.
- Pot Matters: For Legalization, Set Your Sights on the Senate. 23 Mar 2016. By Jon Gettman. "it will be helpful, and indeed crucial, for advancing legalization for Democrats to take control of the Senate." Maybe in 2018?
- FDA Weighs in on Rescheduling Cannabis. By Ben Adlin. 28 Dec 2015. Leafly.
Drug war, control, mass incarceration
|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.|
|A Lot Of People Are Dying At This Understaffed Texas Jail. And: How the Money Bail System Perpetuates America’s Mass Incarceration Problem. And: Justice Department blasts ‘unconstitutional’ fixed bail schedules. Many innocent people in jail. And: Many marijuana users in jail without bail money.|
|Rundle Won't Charge Prison Guards Who Allegedly Boiled Schizophrenic Black Man to Death for 2 Hours in Shower. Death Ruled An Accident. Documents Show They Omitted Key Details. Florida inmate in for cocaine possession. 2345. Due to lack of single-payer universal healthcare the mentally ill end up incarcerated and untreated. Prison costs far more than caring for them to begin with. For their non-violent offenses three-quarters of Americans favor ‘rehabilitation’ over jail time, survey finds. |
- Abortion Rates Dropped Sharply. What Caused It?
- Free birth control under ObamaCare.
- Colorado’s Effort Against Teenage Pregnancies Is a Startling Success. Free birth control.
|Republicans think they can spend an infinite amount of money on health-insurance-company-based healthcare, and have an , to feed their appetite for , and for more inmates for more prisons for|
|As with cannabis legalization Colorado leads the way.. More info. 2.3..|
Single-Payer. Half the cost of Trumpcare
Portugal. Few die of overdose
Portugal has decriminalized all drugs. Like Canada it has universal healthcare. See: Portugal. Cannabis-related links. See: Wikipedia: Drug policy of Portugal and Wikipedia: Health in Portugal. Nearly all of the European Union (EU) has universal healthcare. . See: List of countries with universal health care.
Source for above chart: Are any conservatives in the US for a single payer and a universal health care system, or can they not coexist? Chart is from comment around March 11, 2017 by Dan Munro, "author of Casino Healthcare and Forbes contributor".
The $0 Alternative To Trumpcare. See chart below. USA versus top ten healthiest nations.
Canada passes US in middle-class wealth. Median after-tax middle-class income in Canada is higher. . Why? Canadians pay so much less for far better healthcare. And:
2015 article by Chris Ingraham. Chart below is from the article.
"The country has 3 overdose deaths per million citizens, compared to the EU average of 17.3."
- Overdose stats for the rest of the world.
- Wikipedia charts: Drug-related death statistics. See the upload page.
- Overdose Death Rates. National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA). Charts.
- These Are the Drugs That Cause the Most Overdose Deaths. Chart.
- Our nation’s drug overdose problem, in five bleak charts.
- How the opioid epidemic became America’s worst drug crisis ever, in 15 maps and charts.
USA. Republican-led drug war
New Mexico's Republican governor vetoes a bill that would have allowed medical marijuana for opioid addiction. April 7, 2017. And: New Mexico's Republican governor vetoes the 911 Good Samaritan Overdose Prevention Bill. April 7, 2017. And: Idaho's Republican governor vetoes a broadly-supported asset forfeiture reform bill. April 7, 2017.