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Marijuana Activists Brought 2 Massive (Fake) Joints To The DNC Party

For the first time, Democrats put a path to marijuana legalization on the party platform. Demonstrators celebrated with a massive joint.

By Kate Grumke | July 25, 2016

The Democrats' convention is lit…

Demonstrators smoked weed at Philadelphia's city hall to push for legalization.

And marched with two 50-foot joints.

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This year, the Democrats' platform actually includes language supporting a pathway to marijuana legalization.

It also calls for downgrading marijuana in the Controlled Substances Act.

It's a big win for Bernie Sanders supporters. And thousands of them are in Philly to protest the convention.

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