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At Cannabis Parade in New York City, Full Legalization Feels Right Around the Corner

May 5, 2018 News , , , , , , , , , , , , , , Comments are off

Midtown Manhattan, New York, USA, May 05, 2018 – Hundreds of Peoples Marched in support of the legalization of marijuana and Participated on the 2018’s Cannabis Parade & Rally today in New York City. Photo: Luiz Rampelotto/EuropaNewswire By Kurt Wheelock The Cannabis Parade began in the 1970s on Manhattan then-scruffy Lower East Side. Today’s parade features elected officials like City Councilman Jumaane Williams and Democratic candidate for New York State Governor Cynthia Nixon. In Washington, New York Senator Chuck Schumer is talking up a Federal legalization bill, and former pot opponent John Boehner, long time Republican Speaker of the House [Read More]

New York Pride Parade 2015

Jun 29, 2015 News , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , Comments are off

The New York Pride Parade took place only two days after the Supreme Court’s decision to affirm same-sex marriage. Parade-goers took to the Big Apple’s streets with rainbow flags, noisemakers and an array of handmade signs. They were surrounded by paper mache floats, plenty of alcohol, music and fellow ecstatic revelers. The timing of the parade could not be better. Ironically, it was not the first time that New York City’s gay pride parade took place after an important legal breakthrough. Back in 2011, the city’s parade occurred right after the state of New York legalized same-sex marriage. Two years [Read More]

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