You could call it a cannabis controversy, one that is sparking heated conversation.
For the second year in a row, a massive,10-foot-long mechanical joint took center stage at a popular Bay-area Fourth of July parade. According to one pro-pot group, the “World’s Biggest Blunt” was back by popular demand in Temple Terrace. Organizers told 8 On Your Side that its members had every right to be there.
The National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws, NORML, isn’t backing down when it comes to spreading the pro-marijuana message. The giant joint was showcased in the parade with smoke billowing out of it.
“We filed all the paperwork, paid our fees. We are doing everything by the book. We want our message to be heard loud and clear,” said float organizer Chris Cano. “We want to be taken seriously.”
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