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See: More news. Archive. News sources. Facebook: Global Marijuana March [2][3][4]. Hashtags: [5][6][7]. Twitter: [8][9][10].

Healthcare groups issue scathing criticism of Senate bill. Trumpcare 4.0. And: Do We Really Need A Middleman In Our Broken Health Care System? [11]. And: Officer who shot Philando Castile said smell of marijuana made him fear for his life. And: Brockton, Massachusetts. Firefighters agree to a drug test policy that excludes pot. And: New Jersey Democrats Begin Push to Legalize Marijuana. And: Oklahoma voters will decide fate of medical marijuana. And: Mexico Legalizes Medical Marijuana. And: How Swiss Marijuana Reform Will Lead To Full Legalization In Europe.

Senate introduces bill to end federal medical marijuana prohibition. [12][13]. And: Sessions asks Congress to let him prosecute medical pot shops, patients. [14]. And: Science Calls Out Jeff Sessions on Medical Marijuana and the "Historic Drug Epidemic" - Scientific American. [15]. And: This Arab country is among list of places that smoke most hash. And: Coffee, Cocoa, Cannabis: New Push to Legalize Marijuana Launched in Switzerland. And: Holy Smoke: Israel Begins Decriminalizing Cannabis. [16][17]. And: France Just Ended Prison Terms For Marijuana Use. [18][19][20][21]. And: Uruguay, the first country where you can smoke marijuana wherever you like. And: "I Was Wrong": Former Judge Treated With Cannabis Oil Regrets Having Sent People to Jail for It. And: Duterte tells troops they can RAPE women in 'joke' as he rallies soldiers battling foreign fighters in ISIS 'invasion' of besieged Philippines city. [22][23][24]
Will 2018 midterm elections remove Republicans? 2017-18 ballot issues: marijuana & minimum wage.
Democratic Party, following Bernie Sanders lead, proposes bill to raise minimum wage to $15 by 2024. Republicans oppose raising federal minimum wage. [25] [26].
Trumpcare 3.0 Would Leave 23 Million More Uninsured, Budget Office Says. [27]. And: Vermont's Republican Governor Scott Vetoes Marijuana Legalization bill of Democrat legislature. And: Democrats pick up two GOP-held legislative seats, the first flips of the Trump era. And: Trump Called Rodrigo Duterte to Congratulate Him on His Murderous Drug War: “You Are Doing an Amazing Job”. [28][29]. And: California. Single-Payer Would Cost A Third of Current Health Care Costs Per Family. And: Conservative morons worldwide: British Prime Minister Just Claimed Cannabis Leads To Heroin And Suicide. And: American Legion to Trump: Allow marijuana research for vets. [30]. And: Marijuana convictions go up in smoke with California legalization. And: Artist Projects Image Of Jeff Sessions In KKK Hood Across Department Of Justice.

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'The Drug Whisperer': Drivers arrested while stone cold sober by dumbass Georgia cops. And: Willie Nelson to Jeff Sessions: Smoke Some Pot. And: Cannabis may help wean people off crack, study finds. And: Trump thinks health insurance costs $15 a month. And: Doctors hate Trumpcare. And: Prison healthcare, deaths. And: At heated North Dakota town hall watch a man stuff money into shirt Of GOP Congressman Who Voted To Repeal Obamacare. [31][32]. And: Jeff Sessions Rolls Back Obama-Era Drug Sentencing Reforms. Harsher punishments for low-level drug crimes. [33][34][35][36][37][38][39][40][41].

Jeff Sessions once wanted to execute pot dealers. And: Georgia Cop Decides A Sober Woman Is High On Marijuana, Jails Her. And: Criminal Charges For Georgia Police Officers punching and kicking handcuffed marijuana user in head. [42][43][44].

Gigantic rally in Sao Paulo, Brazil. Global Marijuana March. May 6, 2017. Videos [45][46] Event. And: Cape Town, South Africa. Videos [47][48] Event. And: Huge joint rolls through New York City. [49][50].

2017 Global Marijuana March. [51]. And: Cannabis Festivals 2017-2018 | Man, I'm hungry. | Everfest. And: World Naked Gardening Day is May 6th. Your marijuana garden needs love too Face-smile.svg.

Poll: Bernie Sanders is most popular U.S. politician [52]. And: Bernie Sanders And Democrats Introduce A New $15 Minimum Wage Bill. And: When Trump was an independent, like Bernie Sanders, and more logical, Trump supported Single-Payer. And: Patrick Stewart Reveals He Uses Marijuana Daily To Help With Arthritis Symptoms. And: Congresswoman Tulsi Gabbard Calls For Ending Federal Marijuana Prohibition.
Much better healthcare in Canada, Britain, France. I had a health crisis in France. I’m here to tell you that ‘socialized medicine’ is terrific. [53][54][55][56][57]. And: Medical marijuana could save Medicaid $1 billion in prescription drug costs. [58][59]. And: West Virginia becomes 29th state to legalize medical marijuana. [60][61]. And: Republican Governor, Terry Branstad, rolls back local minimum wage increases in Iowa.

The 'unimaginable' premium hikes of Trumpcare 2.0 for people with pre-existing conditions. And: Republicans To Vote To Take Away Health Care For Those Tens of Millions. [62][63][64]. And: Poll: Trump, Democrats and Republicans all unpopular.

More Than Half of American Adults Have Tried Pot. [65]. Among current users: 14% Republican, 43% Democrats, 42% independents. And: USA. Marijuana legalization support at all-time high. [66]. And: Smoke pot in Oregon? Your name now protected from feds. And: New Mexico's Republican governor vetoes a bill that would have allowed medical marijuana for opioid addiction. And: She also vetoed the 911 Good Samaritan Overdose Prevention Bill. And: Idaho's Republican governor vetoes a broadly-supported asset forfeiture reform bill.

Bernie Sanders To Introduce Single-Payer Health Care Bill In Senate. And: For The First Time Ever, The Federal Government Is Referring To Marijuana As Medicine. And: Bernie Sanders: Americans pay highest prices for pharmaceutical drugs in the world. And: Canada has universal health care, and higher minimum wage than USA.

The disease killing white Americans goes way deeper than opioids. [67][68][69]. And: Trump's Health Care Plan Could Exacerbate Opioid Epidemic, But Medical Marijuana Could Help. [70][71]. And: Former premiers and Australian police chiefs call for drug decriminalisation. [72]. And: NPR: Former Drug Czar Says GOP Health Bill Would Cut Access To Addiction Treatment.

17,000 more people annually could die in 2018 if Trumpcare becomes law. 14 million more people uninsured in 2018. 24 million in 2026. 29,000 more dead annually in 2026. Single-Payer for California. Great healthcare for half the cost of Trumpcare. And: Canada: Show health card, get free care. and The $0 Alternative To Trumpcare. See chart below. USA versus top ten healthiest nations. Vancouver's top doctor to Trudeau: Decriminalize all illicit drugs, now. Using Portugal's model. [73][74]. End drug war with universal healthcare. List of countries with universal health care.

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 Wikipedia country lists: Life expectancy.
And: Total health expenditure per capita.

Quinnipiac poll: 71% oppose enforcing federal marijuana laws in states where the drug is legal. And: Canada. Human rights board orders insurer to pay medical marijuana costs in precedent-setting case [75].

Bernie Sanders wins CNN healthcare debate with Ted Cruz.
Country Life expectancy Infant mortality rate Healthcare cost per person
(2). (US dollars. PPP)
Murder rate
per 100,000
Canada 82.2 years.(2) 4.9 per 1000 births. $4,608 in 2015 1.5
USA 79.3 years.(2) 6.5 per 1000 births. $9,451 in 2015 3.9

No deductibles on basic Canadian health care. Co-pays are extremely low or non-existent. And: Canada passes US in middle-class wealth. Median after-tax middle-class income in Canada is higher. [76]. One reason why: Canadians pay so much less for far better healthcare.

Single-Payer Healthcare. [77]. Higher life expectancy at half the cost. And: Save $1.6 trillion out of $3.2 trillion spent on US healthcare in 2015. How?: Canadian single-payer healthcare, and Portuguese drug decriminalization and treatment. And: Save more via less incarceration. And: Prescriptions are free in Scotland, Wales, N. Ireland. Vs. USA. [78]. And: No personal medical debt in single-payer countries. And: Canada has higher minimum wage.

Repealing the Affordable Care Act will kill more than 43,000 people annually, and 30 million will lose their healthcare coverage. Physicians for a National Health Program. And: A Trump Fan Cheering Obamacare Repeal Just Found Out He’s On Obamacare. Hilarity Ensues. And: 15 charts that show how Obamacare works now — and how Republicans would overhaul it.
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See also the global list: 2017 Global Marijuana March and 420 events. See 420 event lists by year. See signup and GMM links. And: Facebook events for 2017.

Hundreds of cities hold 420 and Global Marijuana March events yearly. See crowd photos. Maps and lists: 2017, 2016, 2015.
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See cities by country, state, and province on the GMM map of all cities worldwide since 1999.

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See also Facebook: Global Marijuana March. Multi-year organizing. It is an open group.

This is a 2017 U.S. city list for 420 events (around April 20), and Global Marijuana March events (May 6 or thereabouts). See: Global Marijuana March USA for cities holding events over the years.


2017 U.S. cities

This list is only a partial sampling of the many 420 and GMM events large and small across the USA in 2017. The Cannabis War is over and the Republican Party has lost. They may not know it yet, so keep marching and doing other events! See Reagan's War on Cannabis. Part of the Holy Republican war on drugs. Some of the events may not label themselves as part of "420" or "GMM". Since they happen to occur on or around April 20 or May 6, they are listed anyway to help promote them.


US states that have legalized
as of November 2016 election
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Statewide lists are greatly appreciated:



Cities:

Some Waldos, and the 420 flag. Created in San Rafael, California in 1971. Photo is from this 2012 article. See 420 and Global Marijuana March event lists for more history.