Thousands of marijuana joints to be handed out during inauguration demonstration

A cannabis-legalization group is giving away thousands of marijuana joints in protest of the inauguration of Donald Trump.

The D.C. Cannabis Coalition calls the event the #Trump420 demonstration and says they'll hand out 4,200 joints as they parade from DuPont Circle to the National Mall.

The group is for the legalization of marijuana in all 50 states and in the District of Columbia.

On their website, the group plans to light the joints four minutes and twenty seconds into Trump inauguration speech.

The group says it will check the identification of everyone requesting marijuana. They also warn participants of the risk for arrest if smoking or carrying marijuana onto Federal property.

Lines at the event appeared to stretch over a block long. The group plans to be at the National Mall by 10 a.m.


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