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Medical Marijuana Patients and Activists Gather in DC April 5-7 For Unity Conference

APR 4, 2014 – Medical marijuana and activists wishing to secure, expand and raise awareness of the plight of medical marijuana patients will gather in DC this weekend for the National Medical Cannabis Unity Conference. There will be companies showcasing their research into using the CBD cannabinoid to fight cancer, as well as speakers, exhibits; to be capped off by a citizen lobbying effort on Capitol Hill to fight for the rights of people suffering from diseases that could be helped by medical marijuana. JTMP will be there covering the event, and we will have blogs and video of many of the speakers and events, so check back. Read more about the event on the Americans for Safe Access website.

Ai Weiwei Brings New Exhibition to Brooklyn Museum

FEB 26, 2014 – Chinese activist-artist-musician Ai Weiwei will be bringing his new activist-art exhibit, "Ai Weiwei: According to What?" from April 18 through August 10, 2014 to the Brooklyn Museum. His exhibit will speak out about his illegal incarceration by the Chinese authorities for 81 harsh days with six iron boxes, and other pieces not seen in North America, and some pieces have never been seen before. Read more about the exhibit on the Brooklyn Museum website here.  (photo credit: Hafenbar/CC)

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