Many events are taking place in Germany for the global Global Marijuana March at the beginning of May. There will be demonstrations and rallies for cannabis legalization in 31 cities, more than ever.
This represents a significant increase compared to previous years: While only four German cities took part in 2012, there were eleven in 2013, 17 in 2014 and 26 last year! From Rostock to Munich and from Cologne to Berlin there is an event for the Global Marijuana March in most areas of Germany.
The number of participants is also increasing significantly. Around 2,000 participants attended all events in Germany in 2013, more than 4,000 in 2014 and 7,000 in 2015. The number is expected to increase further this year.
Most of the promotions take place on May 7th, 2016, but some also in the weeks before and after. All events are organized by local groups on site. The German Hemp Association has accompanied, supported and networked the organizers. The nationwide motto is “Times are changing!” - because international drug policy is currently changing very strongly.
Georg Wurth, Managing Director of the German Hemp Association:
“There is increasing discussion around the world about cannabis and legalization, and many countries are reforming their laws. The fact that thousands of citizens are now demonstrating for legalization in more than 30 German cities is a strong message to politicians to rethink the strict ban in this country too. ”
The following cities are participating in Global Marijuana March 2016 in Germany:
Augsburg 07.05.2016, 11:00, Manzú fountain Königsplatz
Berlin May 7th, 2016, 12:00, Rotes Rathaus
Braunschweig May 7th, 2016, 2pm, Schlossplatz
Bremen 07.05.2016, 14:00, Bahnhofsplatz
14 May 2016, 2 p.m., intersection Katharinenstrasse / Kampstrasse
Dresden 07.05.2016, 2 p.m., Postplatz
Duisburg May 7th, 2016, 2:00 p.m., Hauptbahnhof
Düsseldorf May 14, 2016, 2:00 p.m., Johannes-Rau-Platz
Erfurt May 7, 2016, 2:00 p.m., Willy-Brandt-Platz
Erlangen May 7, 2016, 2:00 p.m., Martin-Luther-Platz
Flensburg May 7th, 2016, 2pm, Rathaus
Frankfurt am Main 07.05.2016, 14:00, Römerberg
Freiburg im Breisgau May 7th, 2016, 14:00, Augustinerplatz
Hamburg May 14th, 2016, 11:00 am, ski jump tent in the ski jump park
Hanover 07.05.2016, 14:00, Hanover Opera Square
Heidelberg May 7th, 2016, 2:00 p.m., City Library
Ingolstadt 05.05.2016, 14:00, Paradeplatz
Kempten May 7th, 2016, 2pm, August-Fischer-Platz / Forum Allgäu
Cologne, May 7th, 2016, 2:00 p.m., Heumarkt
Lüdenscheid May 14, 2016, 3:00 p.m., Bürgerbüro Heedfelder Str.
May 21, 2016, 3:00 p.m., Bahnhofsplatz
Munich 07.05.2016, 1 p.m., Karlsplatz
Munich (warm-up) April 23, 2016, 12:00 p.m., Odeonsplatz
Nuremberg May 14, 2016, 12:30 p.m., AOK Nuremberg Färberstrasse
Osnabrück May 7th, 2016, 2:00 pm, Hauptbahnhof
Passau May 14, 2016, 2:00 p.m., Ludwigsplatz
Plauen May 14, 2016, 11:00 am, Theaterplatz
Rostock May 7th, 2016, 2:00 p.m., Kröpeliner Tor
Stuttgart 07.05.2016, 1 p.m., Börsenplatz
Tübingen May 7th, 2016, 1 p.m., Marktplatz
Ulm May 7th, 2016, 2:00 p.m., Brunnen Ecke Bahnhofstr./Hirschstr.
Wildeshausen 29.04.2016, 12:00, market place