Pot and politics fueled the 14th Annual Freedom Rally Saturday, where
50,000 people gathered on Boston Common for "Hempfest," an event
sponsored by the Massachusetts Cannibis Reform Coalition and the
National Organization for the Reform of the Marijuana Laws.
Event planners wanted to use the event - whose theme was "Fight
Terrorism, End Prohibition" - to question the Bush
administration's idea of tying marijuana users to terrorism to
justify an expansion of the "War on Drugs," according to Drug
Policy Alliance Executive Director Dr. Ethan Nadelmann.
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