Marijuana and Cannabis News
"Obama Keep Your Promise"
Cannabis advocates will mark their annual 4/20 holiday with a protest of the federal raids on medical marijuana in Oaksterdam.
Demonstrators will gather at the federal building in downtown Oakland at 11:30 am for a rally, then march up Telegraph Avenue to Oaksterdam to make their views known.
Protesters will be calling on President Obama to honor his campaign pledge "not to be using Justice Department esources to circumvent state laws" on medical marijuana.
Afterwards, beginning at 3 p.m., California NORML and Oaksterdam U. will be holding a film festival at the Oaksterdam Student Union (1915 Broadway) with an admission charge of $10.
Featuring A NORML Life (3 p.m.), Oaksterdam 90420 (4:30 p.m.) and the California premiere of Green Goddess with producer Chris Iverson at 6 p.m.
Where: Oakland Federal Building, 1301 Clay St.
When: Friday, 4/20 - 11: 30 a.m. until 1 p.m.