Cannabis Decriminalization Rally

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  TRENTON – A rally for the decriminalization of cannabis in New Jersey will be held on Aug. 27, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the New Jersey Statehouse, 125 W State St. in Trenton.

  Protesters are welcome to show up at 11 a.m., and encouraged to bring megaphones, signs and banners, and green clothing.

  At noon, speakers begin, including Jesse Ehrnstrom, candidate for the 2nd Congressional District; Lefty (Ed) Grimes of the Sativa Cross podcast; Tyrus Ballard, Burlington County NAACP; Leo Bridgewater, veteran and activist; Jo Anne Zito, activist with Let Patients Grow; and Ken Wolski, Coalition for Medical Marijuana.

  There will be a moment of silence to honor activist Marley Sheen. At 1:30 p.m. there will be a “Puff Puff No Pass” session.

  Masks will be worn, and social distancing guidelines will be followed.