Organizers kicked off the Unity Cypher tour with an inaugural lighting of the Unity Torch in Portland, Maine.
The symbolic joint represents cannabis reform making its way from Maine to Florida. Here, the Unity Cypher is in Lancaster, New Hampshire for an appearance at the New Hampshire Hempfest and Freedom Rally.
3New Hampshire to Massachusetts Handoff
New Hampshire advocates, politicians, and organizers handed off the symbolic joint to their Massachusetts neighbors.
The Unity Cypher makes it’s way down the East Coast, stopping at the Massachusetts State House for a photo-op.
The torch is passed off in Providence, Rhode Island at the Healing Church Torch Passing Event.
HempCT and Legalize Connecticut organize the Connecticut Unity Cypher Passing in Hamden, Connecticut.
East Coast Cannabis Coalition with ENCOD at the United National General Assembly Special Session (UNGASS) in New York City on April 19th, 2016 in New York City.
The Unity Cypher passes through the Third Annual 420 Trenton Smoke-out in Trenton, New Jersey.
PhillyNORML celebrates cannabis reform and the work still to be done as Pennsylvania approves their medical marijuana measure.
Delaware NORML continues the East Coast passing at the Delaware stop in Wilmington, Delaware.
Maryland NORML ECCC Unity Cypher Maryland Session in Baltimore, Maryland.
The Unity Cypher heads to Washington, D.C. for the first annual National Cannabis Festival on April 23rd, 2016.
Virginia NORML takes a scenic photo with the Unity Cypher looking out over Roanoke, Virginia.
North Carolinians at the Pill Bottle Drop and The Unity Torch event in Raleigh, North Carolina.
A tour of Rock Hill making stops at Columbia Cruise, the State House then on to the Vape Village in South Carolina.
Peachtree NORML takes the torch on a tour of the Capitol and Liberty Park, Centennial Olympic Park and National Center for Civil and Human Rights in Atlanta, Georgia.
17Georgia to Florida
The Torch leaves from Atlanta, Georgia and heads to Jacksonville, Florida thanks to the Mid-Georgia NORML chapter and the pilot, Rick Raines.
“We will be passing the torch to our brothers and sister in Florida and it will continue its travels with the final destination being Miami,” says Peachtree NORML organizers.
19Florida, the Unity’s Torch’s Final Destination
The Unity Torch reaches it’s final destination, Miami, Florida with The Magic City NORML chapter.
All images courtesy of the East Coast Cannabis Coalition.