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Racial Disparities Continue in Philadelphia Marijuana Arrests

September 26th

PHILADELPHIA, PA – Marijuana arrests in 2012 Philadelphia continued with a distributing trend of racial disparity, according to figures released today by Philly NORML, the local affiliate of the National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws. Using data from the Pennsylvania Uniform CrimeReporting System, the chapter’s annual arrest report has been issued for the last seven years. The […]

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“Smoke Down Prohibition” Marijuana Protest Returns to Philadelphia’s Liberty Bell on Saturday

September 25th

PHILADELPHIA, PA — The monthly protest of draconian federal cannabis laws continues in front of the Liberty Bell with the ninth appearance of Smoke Down Prohibition on Saturday September 21st. PhillyNORML, comedy activism crew The Panic Hour and marijuana legalization advocates from around the country will peacefully gather at 5th& Market Streets on The People’s Plaza at Independence Mall National […]. . . . . READ MORE

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“Smoke Down Prohibition” Marijuana Protest Returns to Philadelphia’s Liberty Bell on Saturday

September 20th

PHILADELPHIA, PA — The monthly protest of draconian federal cannabis laws continues in front of the Liberty Bell with the ninth appearance of Smoke Down Prohibition on Saturday September 21st. PhillyNORML, comedy activism crew The Panic Hour and marijuana legalization advocates from around the country will peacefully gather at 5th& Market Streets on The People’s Plaza at Independence Mall National […]

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Did Police Plant Evidence on Adam Kokesh at Philly Marijuana Protest?

May 20th

 

Adam Kokesh is restrained by police Saturday, May 18, 2013 at Smoke Down Prohibition V in Philadelphia. To the left is the man in the green shirt who is suspected of placing something in Kokesh's pants during the scuffle with police. (Photo: Don Clarke)

Adam Kokesh is restrained by police Saturday, May 18, 2013 at Smoke Down Prohibition V in Philadelphia. To the left is the man in the green shirt who is suspected of placing something in Kokesh’s pants during the scuffle with police. (Photo: Don Clarke)

PHILADELPHIA, PA —  As podcaster and civil rights activist Adam Kokesh, who was arrested Saturday during a weekend marijuana demonstration, awaits arraignment in a Philadelphia Federal Court, analysis of videos of Kokesh’s arrest posted online are raising a disturbing question:

Did police plant evidence on Adam Kokesh during his arrest?

Kokesh’s arrest happened as the crowd in attendance of  Smoke Down Prohibition V at the Independence National His. . . . . READ MORE

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Philly Police Arrest Marijuana Activists at Peaceful Demonstration

May 19th

PHILADELPHIA, PA — What began as a peaceful protest against marijuana prohibition in Philadelphia Saturday ended with the violent arrest of several prominent activists, including event organizers, as the crowd chanted “No victim, no crime” in support.

Among those arrested were prominent marijuana activists Adam Kokesh, Don Dezarn, and organizer N.A Poe.

The event, Smoke Down Prohibition V, has been a monthly gathering at Independence Hall sponsored by the Philadelphia Chapter of the National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws (Philly NORML) and the Panic Hour.  The events, which had previously gone without incident, feature music, speakers, giveaways and trivia, are intended to be a peaceful demonstration taking a stand “in opposition  a failed, racist drug war” while  ”ushering in a future without marijuana prohibition.”

The events have always ended with a civil disobedience protest in which most of those in attendance light up at 4:20 pm.

Unlike the previous four “Smoke Down Prohibition” events, as the crowd lit up, the United States Park Rangers and Philadelphia Police cracked down, focusing on organizers and speakers who had just called from the stage for attendees to lock arms and form a circle of solidarity around the stage.

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