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Global Marijuana March animated.gif Share link: Seattle. Local or regional cannabis-related links wanted. See: Washington. See cities by country on GMM map of all cities. See all cities (not just Global Marijuana March). See the yearly city and event lists for additional Facebook and other links.

Click for more Seattle event graphics and photos.
2017 May 6. Global Marijuana March.
2016 April 30.
2016 April 21.
2013 Seattle Hempfest
2013 GMM. May 11
2012 Seattle Hempfest
2011 Seattle Hempfest
2011 Seattle Hempfest
2011 Seattle Hempfest
2010 Seattle Hempfest
2009 Seattle Hempfest
2008 Seattle Hempfest
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2007 Seattle Hempfest
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2007 Seattle Hempfest
2006 Seattle Hempfest
2003 Seattle Hempfest

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Facebook:

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Wikipedia: Cannabis by country.

Search for: marijuana march videos. And more.

Find GMM graphics and other event graphics. Global Marijuana March Links.
Flat list: Event graphics & photos. Alphabetical.
-Category: Cannabis-related links.
Medical Cannabis Worldwide. (zoomable English map). And: Spanish.
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See: Google Translate. And: Firefox addon.

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Global Cannabis March. 420[edit]

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Google site search no longer works well. It does not find all the yearly city lists containing a city name.
Special:Search works well. Click: "Global Marijuana March maps". Add city name to search, and state/province/nation as needed. This is an advanced search of main pages and templates. This will pull up all yearly maps in which the city is listed. Except for 2015, 2016, or 2017 in which only countries were listed for the most part. Putting quotes around multi-word city names helps focus the search: "New York City". 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. Cities and nations holding 4/20 events are also included in later years. Yearly maps: 41 nations participated on April 20 and May 4, 2019, or thereabouts. 42 nations participated on May 5, 2018, or thereabouts. 42 nations participated on May 6, 2017, or thereabouts. 45 nations participated on May 7, 2016, or thereabouts. 43 nations participated on May 2, 2015, or thereabouts. 213 cities from 43 nations signed up for May 3, 2014 or thereabouts.
1035 cities have participated from 85 nations or subnational areas since 1999.

Global Marijuana March links
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GCM city lists and maps: ~ 1999. 2000. 1.2.3.4.5. 6.7.8.9.10. 11.12.13.14.15. 16.17.18.19.20.21. Yearly event links in most cases will no longer be added to city pages due to the amount of work involved. Such links are found in the yearly city lists and maps. Graphics and crowd photos will also no longer be added to city pages in most cases. Graphics and photos can be found in this alphabetical flat list.

2020[edit]

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April 20 online virtual event: Facebook event: 420 Fest Virtual Event.

2019[edit]

Return to top. See 2019 Global Marijuana March and 420 event map. And: 420 event lists.

April 18-21: Seattle Weed Events Calendar - The Stranger. 52 Weed Events for 4/20 2019 in Seattle - Things to Do - The Stranger.

May 4: Facebook event: Cannabis Freedom March 2019.

2018[edit]

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2014[edit]

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May 10:

2013[edit]

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GMM, May 11:

April 20:

2012[edit]

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August 17-19:

2011[edit]

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GMM, May 14:

Cannabis Freedom March 2011.
Seattle, Washington. May 14 at 11:00am.
Rally and March from volunteer park to westlake center.
Live music, speakers, and activism in motion.
email: cannabisfreedommarch (at)gmail.com or call 206 618 6458 for more info.
Will update and add poster design soon!
Follow us: Cannabis Freedom mjm (cannabisfreedom) on Twitter

Seattle Hempfest, August 19-21:

2010[edit]

Return to top. See 2010 Global Marijuana March map. Seattle: Info # (206)618-6458. Greg West xwestg0(at)hotmail.com (206)547-1491 or Melissa Hyson hempgirlseattle(at)yahoo.com (253)310-3086. Seattle Marijuana Liberation March, Attn: C. Carter, PO Box 85553, Seattle WA 98145.

GMM. May 1, 2010:


Seattle Hempfest. August 21-22, 2010:

2009[edit]

Return to top. See GMM 2009, GlobalMarijuanaMarch.org archive, 2. Seattle: DeMaris Strohm-Hughes woimly(at)comcast.net 206-293-2439 or Joanna McKee 206-762-0630 Green Cross, 8843 10th Ave SW, Seattle, WA 98106.

GMM. May 2, 2009:

Seattle Hempfest. August 15-16, 2009:

2008[edit]

Return to top. See 2008 GMM, GlobalMarijuanaMarch.org archive, 2. Seattle GMM: Joanna McKee 206-762-0630 Green Cross, 8843 10th Ave SW, Seattle, WA 98106 or Zeb 425-761-12222228763

GMM. May 3, 2008:

Hempfest. August 16-17 2008:

2007[edit]

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Seattle Hempfest 2007:

Charlie Drown performs on Share Parker Main Stage, Seattle Hempfest, August 19, 2007. In foreground here, her bassist Lizzie D (Lizzie Daymont). Note: Click on the image to enlarge it, and for more info.

2002[edit]

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Seattle Hempfest. August 17-18, 2002:

2001[edit]

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Seattle Hempfest. August 18-19, 2001:

  • NORML report. "A total crowd estimated at 150,000." Also, Woody Harrelson was a surprise speaker. NORML reported:
Harrelson, who took the main stage to speak at 4:20 pm on Sunday to chants from the crowd of "Woody, Woody," began by acknowledging the cultural significance of the time. "It's now officially 4:20," he said. "If you folks need to do something now, just go ahead." He added, "I recently decided to stop smoking." When the groans from the crowd subsided, he finished by adding, "but I thought more about it and decided I didn't want to be a quitter!" Harrelson, who has long advocated the use of industrial hemp, more recently has broadened his goals to include an end to marijuana prohibition altogether.
  • Video: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NMsTyKveBv8 - Description: "Chris Conrad and Vivian McPeak speak over scenes from 2001 Hempfest, as 150,000 happy souls gathered over two days to celebrate the Cannabis Hemp culture. Then Woody Harrelson, actor and activist, appears for 4:20. Woody attained HempsterHood in 1996 after being arrested for planting industrial hemp seeds in Kentucky. He was defended at trial by former KY Gov. Louie Nunn(R)."
  • Report, photo: http://www.cannabisculture.ca/v2/articles/2451.html

2000[edit]

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MMM. May 2000:

Seattle Hempfest. August 20, 2000:

1999[edit]

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MMM. May 1, 1999:

Seattle Hempfest. August 22, 1999:

1998[edit]

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Seattle Hempfest. August 23, 1998:

1997[edit]

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Seattle Hempfest. August 24, 1997:

1994[edit]

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Seattle Hempfest. August 14, 1994:

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President Eisenhower. 1953:[edit]

His 91% top marginal tax rate[edit]

Equaled prosperity for more.[edit]

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Eisenhower was not a socialist. He did not support state ownership of industries and businesses.
Eisenhower, an economically progressive Republican President, had a 91% top marginal income tax rate.. He participated in one of the greatest eras of economic prosperity-for-more in the US in the 1950s.
That era had lower overall taxes on the middle class.

There was a higher average effective tax rate on the top 1 percent of US households in the 1950s. It was 42% when totaling federal, state, and local taxes. In 2014 it was 36.4%. See chart below.
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Chart below. See: Highest US marginal income tax rates over time.

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Above chart source. And: Source 2.

Chart below. Timeline of top US federal marginal tax rate.

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Republican President Lincoln[edit]

Created first progressive[edit]

US federal income tax.[edit]

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Republican president Abraham Lincoln did not believe in state ownership of industries and businesses. So he was not a "socialist". Socialism was not well known at that time. See Wikipedia: Socialism.

In the United States, the first progressive federal income tax was established by the Revenue Act of 1862. The act was signed into law by Lincoln. It replaced a flat tax. See Wikipedia: Progressive tax.

Lincoln's economically progressive message below. What a contrast to today's far-right Republican leaders. From a message to the U.S. Congress, 3 December 1861:

"Labor is prior to, and independent of, capital. Capital is only the fruit of labor, and could never have existed if labor had not first existed. Labor is the superior of capital, and deserves much the higher consideration."

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More sources: [103]. The full speech. See: Facebook image.

Thomas Paine on the poor[edit]

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Thomas Paine statue below in Thetford, England. See: Paine Wikiquotes. Search for "poor" within those quotes. For example:

When it shall be said in any country in the world, my poor are happy; neither ignorance nor distress is to be found among them; my jails are empty of prisoners, my streets of beggars; the aged are not in want, the taxes are not oppressive; the rational world is my friend, because I am a friend of its happiness: When these things can be said, then may the country boast of its constitution and its government.

Paine was nothing like today's Republican Party.

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Overpopulation = Warming[edit]

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Table of countries with higher rates of yearly population increases. Overpopulation equals less greenspace, more stress, more pollution, less biodiversity, less rainforests, fewer parks, more noise, more carbon dioxide, more global warming, higher seas, more frequent hurricanes, more climate change, more drought, more climate refugees, less resources, more poverty.

Many clueless Republican leaders deny it all. They also block free birth control, and simple single-payer, public-option healthcare without deductibles, copays, and premiums. Something that seniors, and everybody else with health problems, needs in order to work part time as one is able, and as an aging world needs.

So politicians worldwide need to work on that instead of trying to incentivize more babies. Truly universal healthcare costs less since it encourages more preventive care, and doesn't need big wasteful middleman health insurance bureaucracies. Healthcare should be completely separate from income level and workplace.

Immigration has to be limited. Economic justice has to happen instead. Countries need fair trade treaties and unions, and to even consider merging countries (or nearly so, as in the European Union). Economies of scale. As they have prospered birth rates have fallen in the European Union, Canada, Japan, Korea, and other peaceful, cooperative, and relatively more economically just areas. South and Central America have relatively higher birth rates. They are also generally more violent, and economically unjust. Africa and the Mideast are generally even more violent, economically unjust, and authoritarian.

And politicians need to incentivize more hempcrete construction, so that carbon levels go down.

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