Supporters of legalizing marijuana in Arkansas rally for support

Written by Lisa Hutson

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (KTHV) — Supporters of the legalization of marijuana in Arkansas will gather at the Federal Courts building to rally for support.

April 20th or 4:20 is a day recognizing the consumption of cannabis.

Christine Beems says, “We have tended to associate cannabis with…lazy hippies! Let’s just say it! Potheads!”

Beems came from Shirley to demonstrate with members of the Mountain Home Teapot Party. She says legalizing marijuana would change Arkansas for the better.

“We are putting people in prison for non-violent crimes and more so we are putting people in prison for growing or consuming a plant which is essentially older than the human race. It has to stop,” says Beems.

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