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Marijuana March in Milwaukee May 7th

Southeastern Wisconsin NORML has decided to host our March for Cannabis Liberation in Milwaukee, WI on May 7th, 2011, during the Worldwide Marijuana March. We will be marching for the freedom of honoring freedom for Dana Beal and all cannabis supporters. Helping to reestablish cannabis as a freely used renewable resource by the general public for all purposes.

What: March and Public Display of Freedom

Where: Start/End at University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee, Golda Meir Library located at 2311 East Hartford Avenue, Milwaukee, WI 53211.

The March will take place along Lake Shore Drive and return along Lake Michigan to our starting spot again.

When: Start time is 3:00PM, May 7th, 2011 to an estimated 5-5:30PM

Free Dana Beal

Who: All are invited, the co-ordinators from SE Wisconsin NORML, can be reached at admins@sewisconsinnorml.org

http://www.sewisconsinnorml.org/

Facebook event: http://www.facebook.com/event.php?eid=181857175194470

On two side notes, Dana Beal is in Wisconsin and looks to be here for the marches, but not way we had hoped.  Dana Beal is still in a Wisconsin jail cell, Iowa County Jail to be specific as being reported on the Facebook page Free Dana Beal Free Ourselves.  For those who do not know, New York pot activist Dana Beal was arrested on Jan. 6 with 186 pounds of marijuana during a traffic stop in Barneveld, Wisconsin. He and driver Lance Ramer of Omaha, Nebraska are currently be held on $50,000 bond each in the Iowa County Jail (1205 N. Bedette St., Dodgeville, WI 53533).

The second point worth noting is that many marches throughout the United States will occur during Hemp History Week 2011.  Organizers of Hemp History Week urge advocates not to confuse marijuana and hemp, as they are promoting the benefits of the industrial uses of the hemp cannabis plant for food, fuel and fiber products.  Hemp History Week seeks to celebrate America’s rich history with industrial hemp and generate strong support for the re-legalization of hemp farming.  The blog of Northern Wisconsin NORML reported on some of the rich hemp history in Wisconsin and will conducting local awareness campaigns during hemp history week.  The 2010 Milwaukee Marijuana March was a huge success and we expect the same again this year.

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