The Largest Marijuana March Ever? 150,000 Protest in Buenos Aires!

Good Golly, Miss Mary Jane! I've been watching marijuana legalization marches for a long time and I've never seen a crowd like this.

"No Jail for Cultivation -- Regulate Cannabis Now!" 150,000 march in Buenos Aires Saturday (Marcelo Somma/Revista THC)
The organizers of the Argentine Global Marijuana March are reporting that 150,000 people showed up in the capital, Buenos Aires, Saturday to march from the Plaza de Mayo to the Plaza de Congreso. The masses marched under the banner "No Jail for Cultivation -- Regulate Cannabis Now!"

Now, maybe they're exaggerating. Maybe it was only 100,000. But this is humongous. I can recall seeing 70,000 turn out in Rome one year, and crowds in the tens of thousands sometimes in European capitals and major Canadian cities.

But just look at that mass of humanity in Buenos Aires! That's sending a very strong signal to the Argentine government that it needs to quit dilly-dallying and get down to freeing the weed.

And it wasn't just Buenos Aires. Organizers reported marches in numerous Argentine cities, with more than 15,000 showing up in Cordoba, 11,000 in Rosario, 7,000 in Mendoza, 2,500 in La Plata, 300 on the slopes at Bariloche, and even 200 way down Patagonia way in Comodoro Rivadavia.

The Argentine may be suffering from some legalization envy -- situated just on the other side of the Rio de la Plata estuary is Uruguay, where the government is formally announcing its legalization regulations this week. Whatever the reasons, congratulations to the Argentines, and may we all be inspired by their example.

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Legalize Cannabis Freedom !

Why cannabis is illegal ...

1) Some people have very little knowledge of the plant and are therefore irrationally scared of it.

2) They like to lock people up and have an easy reason to do so.

3) Evil people don't want the masses to have the medical benefits of cannabis and its cannabinoids and to be healthy.

4) Cannabis hemp provides an alternative via bio fuels, cannabis oils, and many other products therefore reducing the need for crude oil and creating competition to petroleum products.

5) Prohibiton produces an underground monopoly on cannabis providing higher prices, bigger profits, and fewer competion to the cartels that sell it.

6) They like to scar people's records with mistemeanors and felonies trying to make life harder for people.

7) Prohibition provides big business for private prisons, lawyers, attorneys, police, judges, politicians, etc.

8) Medical marijuana programs create another form of monopoly by limiting freedom. Money made on doctor vists, cannabis cards, they only allow dispensaries in certain areas causing some people to travel long distances, and they only allow a select few to operate dispensaries. They make you pay a fee upfront to get a cannabis card and make you see a doctor and pay to renew it every year.

Evil people enforcing evil unjust laws.

Legalize Cannabis Freedom !

video of the march

video of the march:

 

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WbrGvmy8Lig

It is NOT legalization in Uruguay !

Uruguay does not have legalization; what it has is,  a, *Cannabis Maintenance Therapy*  system for cannabis addicts.  The government controls the cannabis 100%   and if you use or grow un-authorized cannabis or you are not on the system or your are not a citizen of the Uruguay you are a criminal.

Call it what it is !  a medicinal cannabis maintenance system for cannabis addicts just like a heroin maintenance system for heroin addicts.

Calling Uruguay's system *legalization* is a lie and does not serve the legalization cause at all.  and

Uruguay not legalization

Uruguay does not have legalization; what it has is, a, *Cannabis Maintenance Therapy* system for cannabis addicts. The government controls the cannabis 100% and if you use or grow un-authorized cannabis or you are not on the system or your are not a citizen of the Uruguay you are a criminal. Call it what it is ! a medicinal cannabis maintenance system for cannabis addicts just like a heroin maintenance system for heroin addicts. Calling Uruguay's system *legalization* is a lie and does not serve the legalization cause at all.

It's still a big step forward

Maybe it should be called semi-legalization. 

I don't understand why you say it's only for addicts. It's for anyone who uses and prefers to buy and use legally, and can stomach registering as a user.

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This march is Incredible!

This event amazed me considering the number of people who joined the march. On what purpose are they fighting for the legalization of marijuana anyway, is it for personal satisfaction or for the treatment of severe cases of illnesses?

marijuana is under research!

marijuana is under research! And it is still a bad thing and is a crime in so many countries. And we have to make sure that our next generation knows about the evil facts of it.

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What a Crowd!

I never saw crowd like this before. What is this march for? What they are fighting for?  are they against the legalization of marijuana?

OMG can not believe this thing

Well, I am here not to judge anybody, but I thing this is wrong.

Never thought that hallucinogen substances are right and marijuana is one of them. Why people need to escape from reality? just face it and get ovet or just do thier best.

Better thing to do is watch Tony Robbins videos,  you will feel good, energized and is cheap

Ok, I know legalization is inevittable, sooner or later, but I think is totally wrong

 

 

 

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