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J Day is Sat 3 May 2003


J Day is Sat 3 May 2003 in Auckland, Levin, Wellington, Christchurch, Dunedin + 220 cities around the world!

legalise cannabis | heal the sick | stop the arrests | end the police state | make hemp, not war

J Day is part of the 6th Annual International Celebration of Cannabis and Rally Against Prohibition, now happening in over 220 cities around the world on Saturday 3rd May. It is especially important that supporters of rational, evidence-based drug policy come "out of the closet" to J Day and show their support, as the cannabis inquiry is finally nearing completion. We need to demonstrate there is public support for law reform - send the politicians a message they can't ignore!

NEW ZEALAND J DAY EVENTS - SATURDAY 3 MAY 2003:

AUCKLAND: AOTEA SQUARE (Queen St by the Town Hall) from high noon to 4:20. Features Tigi Ness / Unity Pacific band, Cornerstone Roots, The Midnights, Bassteppa Sound System, DJ Sensei, information stall, markets, Grower's Ironman, the declaration of a prohibition-free zone, and more to be announced. Contact Auckland Norml via The Hempstore, 60 Queen St, ph 09 302-5255 info@hempstore.co.nz Sponsors who make it happen: The Hempstore, Switched On Gardener, Knaster Hanf

LEVIN: KIMBERLY RESERVE from 1pm, the park will become a prohibition-free zone, with Norml information stand and discussions including growing, safe smoking, law reform and much more. Contact billymckee@actrix.co.nz or phone 06-368-8181. Sponsors: Knaster Hanf

WELLINGTON: FRANK KITTS PARK is the venue, however we desparately need some help organising the entertainment and promoting J Day by putting up posters and distributing fliers around Wellington. Contact our wellington crew if you can help: mailto:dave.moore@xtra.co.nz or philjane@actrix.co.nz Sponsors: Switched On Gardener, Knaster Hanf

CHRISTCHURCH: CATHEDRAL SQUARE from high noon. Features music, celebrities, speakers, jugglers, contests, stalls, prohibition-free zones, prizes and 'goodies' galore! Rain date: Sunday 4th. Contact: mailto:stephen-reiko@xtra.co.nz Sponsors: Cosmic Corner, Hydrogarden, Phantom Billstickers, RDU 98.5 FM, Knaster Hanf

DUNEDIN: THE OCTAGON from high noon. Another good old fashioned Otepoti fog up. This one goes out to Peter Dunne - bring your buddies, drums, smiles. R18. Contact: mailto:duncaneddy@yahoo.com for more details Sponsors: Knaster Hanf

WANT TO GET INVOLVED? We need your help, especially promoting J Day and help setting up and running the day. Please contact the local organisers listed above to get involved and make this year's J Day the best yet.

A list of more that 220 J Day events around the world is at http://www.cures-not-wars.org/cities.htm

For more information, please see our website http://www.norml.org.nz

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