Tens Of Thousands Expected To Attend Boston ‘Freedom Rally’ This Saturday

Boston, MA: Event organizers expect nearly 50,000 attendees for Saturday’s 18th annual ‘Boston Freedom Rally,’ taking place at the Parkman Bandstand on the Boston Common at ‘high noon.’ Sponsored by the Massachusetts Cannabis Reform Coalition/NORML (MassCann/NORML), the event is the largest marijuana law reform gathering on the east coast.

NORML Executive Director Allen St. Pierre and NORML founder Keith Stroup will speak at the event. Representatives from High Times Magazine, Common Sense for Drug Policy, Students for Sensible Drug Policy, and the Drug Policy Alliance will also appear.

Musical artists Darkbuster, Three Day Threshold, and several others will be performing. A complete list of featured speakers and entertainers is available online at: http://www.masscann.org/rally08details01.shtml.

MassCann/NORML will also be hosting a pre-party fundraiser on Friday evening at Boston’s Bullfinch Yacht Club (on Friend Street next to North Station).

Since 2000, the organization has successfully sponsored non-binding voter initiatives in support of scaling back marijuana law enforcement in 127 Massachusetts communities.

For more information, please contact Steve Epstein, Mass/Cann NORML Treasurer at (978) 352-3300 or visit: http://www.masscann.org