A patchwork of local and state pro-cannabis unity rallies hosted by activist groups will hold a series of in sixteen states along the East Coast in the coming weeks.
Pro-cannabis rallies across the east coast
The series of rallies, staged by the East Coast Cannabis Coalition (ECCC), began yesterday in Portland, Maine, and will hold rallies over the coming weeks in such cities as Boston, New York, Philadelphia, and Washington, D.C., with the final rally taking place in Miami, Florida. “We want the public to become aware of all the conditions in the different states from cannabis prohibition- the number of arrests, the number of people incarcerated, what the status of their medical programs is, if they even have a medical program,” Vanessa Maria, an ECCC coordinator, told us.
“We want people to work together and have a united front.”
Passing the torch
One of the connecting threads for all of the rallies will be a massive joint-shaped torch, inspired by the Olympic…