Today in Wisconsin Cannabis History from "The Rise and Fall of Cannabis Prohibition in Wisconsin": First Annual Marijuana Harvest Festival and Smoke-In

The Rise and Fall of Cannabis Prohibition in Wisconsin, contains 76 mentions of Harvest Fest, beginning with a chapter describing the very first Harvest Fest, based on news reports of the event and how it came to be." data-share-imageurl="http://cannabadger.com/sites/default/files/field/image/2020-09-25-today_in_wi_cannabis_historyxx1024fix.jpg">
Posted: September 25, 2020 by Gary Storck
Category: History

The Covid-19 pandemic means Madison's annual Harvest Fest will be another one of numerous annual events that will not be held this year. But the 50 year duration of the longest-running cannabis rally in the U.S. is a true testament to the determination of successive generations of Wisconsinites who support cannabis law reform.

My book, published Nov. 2019, The Rise and Fall of Cannabis Prohibition in Wisconsin, contains 76 mentions of Harvest Fest, beginning with a chapter describing the very first Harvest Fest, based on news reports of the event and how it came to be. Below is a graphic excerpted from the chapter: