Marijuana advocates holding informational march Saturday, Feb. 24, 2018.(Photo: .)
Editor’s Note: Organizers said participants will meet on public property at the intersection of South 14th and Barrow streets at noon, outside of H-E-B Grocery. H-E-B management on Friday said it is not affiliated with the rally and had not been asked by organizers to use H-E-B property.
The green revolution is hoping Abilene is among Texas cities interested in legalizing marijuana.
An informational rally is scheduled from noon to 4 p.m. Saturday at Abilene’s H-E-B Grocery, 1345 Barrow St.
A buzz has been generating on the event’s Facebook event page, titled “Cannabis Open Carry Walk XV (Abilene),” with more than 600 respondents indicating either attendance or interest as of Thursday afternoon.
The rally is not to use marijuana, it’s in support of legalizing it. Therefore, organizers said in the event description, participants will not be doing anything illegal.
“This is a walk to educate the public about the lack of cannabis freedom we have here in Texas and how to get active to change that,” organizers said in the event page. “We want recreational use and medical use come 2019, no questions (asked). On walks, we pass out information to get people active in the fight to free the weed come 2019. We have literature, signs and flags to show our love and support for this amazing plant. Our goal is to be so consistent and everywhere, so much that there is no ignoring this movement. We