Milwaukee will be among cities around the world hosting a Global Marijuana March in 2016. Wisconsin NORML and Legalize Wisconsin are staging the 6th Annual Milwaukee Marijuana March Saturday, May 7 from 2pm-6pm at Kilbourn Park which is located at 2300 N Bremen St. Milwaukee, WI 53212.
According to the event Facebook page, attendees will gather May 7th at 2pm in Kilbourn Park, on top of the hill. Kilbourn Park, in Milwaukee’s Riverwest district, overlooks downtown Milwaukee. The march is set to begin at 4pm with speakers and other activities starting a 2pm. The march should take close to an hour, according to organizers.
Cannabadger reached out to Wisconsin NORML’s Eric Marsch who said, “We want to capture the enthusiasm of attendees to get them actively involved in advocating legalization and fighting the drug war. And we want to spur discussion about drug laws in Milwaukee.”
Speakers for the event include Rep. Melissa Sargent (D-Madison) who sponsored legislation to regulate medical and adult use of cannabis in the 2015-2016 session, along with medical cannabis patient Trevor James Sand and his daughter Erica.