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Free The Weed- Photo Essay

category dublin | rights, freedoms and repression | feature author Monday May 07, 2007 17:35author by Paula Geraghtyauthor email mspgeraghty at yahoo dot ie Report this post to the editors

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The streets will never be the same again

Funnily enough the march was delayed as the organisers needed permission from the police to march down. The same Garda joked that they should have brought sniffer dogs. A kid who joined the march who was being photographed, said "I don't even smoke that shit"

There was a Father Ted moment or 5 when 'Ghost Town', by The Specials, was played over and over. Lot's of young (and some not so young!) chanted loudly "We're Not Criminals" and "Free the Weed".

There was a Labour Youth Banner and speaker at the very end, whose brevity was very welcomed after Ming of Roscommon fame, presented a rather academic, articulate and thorough defense for the uses of cannabis. He also outlined the personal cost that he has borne campaigning for the decriminalisation of cannabis. There were anarchists, socialists, republicans, nationalists, Irish, Catalan and Basque all taking part. The event had more of an air of the annual Gay Pride Parade. The representative from Labour Youth gave said that LY was committed to decriminalisation of cannabis.

Related Links: Johnny Potsmoker Takes To The Street | Another Photo Essay From Dublin's Marijuana March | Marijuana March: All This Canna-biz In Toronto | 2002 J-Day In Bushy Park | Cannabis Legalisation Ireland | Irish Centre For Cannabis Policy Reform | Legalise Cannabis Myspace | Cannabis On Erowid


For another take on the event please look this this

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Such a healthy bunch.......
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 #   Title   Author   Date 
   The fun continues     Paula Geraghty    Sun May 06, 2007 22:29 
   Photo essay continues and ends     Paula Geraghty    Sun May 06, 2007 22:41 
   Great March     Shay O'Neill    Mon May 07, 2007 01:49 
   Nimbin Hemp Festival just concluded     martin    Tue May 08, 2007 05:05 
   decriminalizing it may be more realistic     Peter Tosh    Tue May 08, 2007 13:06 
   A terrific day.     Jim    Tue May 08, 2007 18:36 
   The most damaging aspect of Cannabis is that it is illegal.     Indymedia Editor    Tue May 08, 2007 19:36 
   A Smoker not a Drinker     The Good oul Weed    Tue May 08, 2007 22:45 
   chillax hombres     totally sweet dude    Wed May 09, 2007 00:23 
 10   Legalise the Illegal Drugs     Jacqueline Fallon    Wed May 09, 2007 00:53 
 11   MR     soft spot    Wed May 09, 2007 08:09 
 12   Wow!     Dub    Fri May 11, 2007 17:39 
 13   Decriminalisation is not good enough     Mike    Fri May 11, 2007 23:07 
 14   public health more important than recreation     Barry    Sun May 13, 2007 10:27 
 15   There are many issues all valid     Squirrel    Sun May 13, 2007 13:22 
 16   dandelion piss au lait     Squirrel    Sun May 13, 2007 13:37 
 17   Piss drinking     Squirrell    Sun May 13, 2007 23:55 
 18   Weed     Alvin Chipmunk    Fri Jun 12, 2009 17:45 
 19   Condemn with Faint Praise.     Country Boy..    Fri Jun 12, 2009 18:48 
 20   Cough Reflex.     Non Smoker.    Fri Jun 12, 2009 19:11 


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