The 2/27/12 #weedup press release

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Lion’s defensive tackle, Ndamukong Suh, recently attempted to set a Guinness world record by having the “World’s largest Tweetup”. The old record was held by Ford Motor Company where 1149 people gathered together at the L.A. Auto Show in 2009.

What happens when you create a tweetup rally to create awareness of how medical marijuana caregivers and patients are being arrested for following the law? Join us and find out.

The Smoke-Free Weedup, Monday, Feb 27, 2012

Medical Marijuana is a $1.7BILLION Market

According to http://medicalmarijuanamarkets.com:

-24.8 Million People Are Eligible Patients
-About 730,000 People Are Current Patients
-7 States Have Markets: California, Colorado, Michigan, Montana, Oregon,
Washington, New Mexico

In 2008, the people of Michigan passed Medical Marijuana legislation. In fact, the people supported this measure so much that it passed in every county in the state.

Medical Marijuana is compassionate pain management. Those who suffer need the relief. And even though current marijuana markets will double in the next five years because of this need, there’s a problem….

Michigan police and the court system are mistreating caregivers. Police are posing as patients in an effort to exploit a weakness in how the law was written. Courts are using total weight of “medibles” (medical marijuana cooked into edible form) instead of the actual marijuana weight to assure caregivers can’t use “Caregiver” or “Medical Marijuana” as part of their defense.

Former Michigan Attorney General Mike Cox was in full support of Medical Marijuana. This is in stark contrast to current Attorney General Bill Schuette’s who recently suggested police officers would risk potential criminal and civil penalties under the (federal law) for the distribution of marijuana or for aiding or abetting the possession or distribution of marijuana if they return seized marijuana to patients or caregivers as the Michigan Law states. People in Michigan are questioning whether Bill works for the citizen’s of this state or US Attorney General Eric Holder.

Join us for The Smoke-Free Weedup

This will be the world’s first smoke-free weedup, a cause that demonstrates to Oakland County that it’s not right to arrest people who follow the law. We have Through our network and social media outlets we will reach over 100,000 people. Many of us will gather in a peaceful protest to support those who suffer and their caregivers

When: Monday, February 27, 2012
Where: Oakland County Courthouse 1200 North Telegraph Road Pontiac,
Time: 7:30 a.m.- 8:30am More than 50 people
Who: All those banding together in our tweetup to support medical marijuana and justice

Call Terry Bean, Founder of Motor City Connect at 248.224.1326, Facebook him at http://facebook.com/terrybean, tweet him at https://twitter.com/#!/terrybean or e-mail him at trybean@gmail.com for further information.

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