JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (WJHL) — A group of pro-cannabis activists will rally on the intersection of University Parkway and State of Franklin Road all day Saturday in efforts to spark change surrounding cannabis legislature.
According to the Facebook event page, the event is part of a nationwide effort to raise awareness and knowledge in regard to cannabis and its uses, with over 30 other cities participating in the ‘It’s About Time Cannabis’ rally.
News Channel 11 spoke with one of the organizers, David Michael, who has been rallying for both the decriminalization and legalization of cannabis on a federal level for years.
Michael is an advocate and supporter on the Marijuana Opportunity Reinvestment and Expungment Act (MORE).
“It also decriminalizes on a federal level and that will unblock a…