Atlanta GA: Georgia CARE (Campaign for Access, Reform & Education) has declared the week of March 11, 2013 as “Cannabis Awareness Week”. Marijuana reform advocates will participate in media interviews, letter writing, social media, visiting lawmakers at the state capitol and conferencing in an effort to better inform the public why marijuana laws should be reformed.
Thursday, March 14 is “Cannabis Awareness Day” at the Georgia State Capitol. This event coincides with Peachtree NORML’s (National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws) “Cannabis Quilt Display” on the capitol plaza at 2 PM. Activists will gather at 11 AM to visit legislators and give out information on the topic. Topics include: Personal use, medical use and industrial uses of the cannabis plant.
The week will also include the first “Southern Cannabis Reform Conference” to be held Friday & Saturday at the Spring & 4th Street event center. Speakers and activists from around the country will gather for this unique event.
Events Times & Dates:
Cannabis Awareness Week ~ March 11 (State Wide)
Cannabis Awareness Day ~ March 14 – 11AM (Georgia State Capitol)
Cannabis Quilt Display ~ March 14 – 2PM (Georgia State Capitol)
Southern Cannabis Reform Conference ~ March 15 & 16 (Spring & 4th St.)
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