“Obama Keep Your Promise”
Cannabis advocates will mark their annual 4/20 holiday with a protest of the federal raids on medical marijuana in Oaksterdam.
Demonstrators will gather at the federal building in downtown Oakland at 11:30 am for a rally, then march up Telegraph Avenue to Oaksterdam to make their views known.
Protesters will be calling on President Obama to honor hisÂ campaign pledge
Â “not to be using Justice Department esources to circumvent state laws” on medical marijuana.
Afterwards, beginning at 3 p.m., California NORML and Oaksterdam U. will be holding a film festival at the Oaksterdam Student Union (1915 Broadway) with an admission charge of $10.Â
FeaturingÂ A NORML LifeÂ (3 p.m.),Â Oaksterdam 90420Â (4:30 p.m.) and the California premiere ofÂ Green GoddessÂ with producer Chris Iverson at 6 p.m.
Where: Â Oakland Federal Building, 1301 Clay St.
When: Â Friday, 4/20 - 11: 30 a.m. until 1 p.m.