Friday, September 21, 2012

MMJ Gets a Lot of Honks

Posted By on Fri, Sep 21, 2012 at 11:45 AM

Yes, it is. Please call off the dogs in your second term, Mr. President.
  • J.M. Smith
  • Yes, it is. Please call off the dogs in your second term, Mr. President.

A medical marijuana rally called hastily by Americans for Safe Access drew a lot of honks from passers-by Thursday afternoon, but not a lot of protesters.

About a dozen folks marched around the intersection of Speedway and Swan for about an hour during rush hour, sparking a bunch of honks of support and a few shouts of "Get a Job!" Interestingly, being there was my job, so Mr. Smith would offer a heartfelt "Go Fuck Yourself" to those folks. The rally was to protest President Obama's administration busts of more than 200 medical marijuana facilities in the past few years.

About a dozen people waved signs Thursday at the intersection of Swan and Speedway to protest federal raids on MMJ dispensaries.
  • J.M. Smith
  • About a dozen people waved signs Thursday at the intersection of Swan and Speedway to protest federal raids on MMJ dispensaries.

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