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A pro-pot group is giving out 4,200 joints to light up during Trump's inauguration speech


Thousands of marijuana joints will be given away on Inauguration Day in Washington, D.C.

Those 4,200 joints are all meant to be lit up four minutes and twenty seconds into Donald Trump's speech (get it?). 

The giveaway is courtesy of the DC Cannabis Coalition , which is calling attention to efforts to make marijuana legal at the federal level, WUSA reports. Pro-marijuana activists fear Trump's pick for attorney general, Jeff Sessions, will quash marijuana legalization efforts. 

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We don't want any money exchanged whatsoever. This is really a gift for people who come to Washington, D.C.
Adam Eidinger, founder of pro-pot group DCMJ

It's legal to possess and grow small amounts of marijuana in D.C., but it's not legal to smoke in public, which the inauguration protesters will almost certainly do. 

"I think it's a good protest," Adam Eidinger, founder of pro-pot group DCMJ.

Should the protesters be allowed to smoke a joint at the inauguration?

We are going to tell them that if they smoke on federal property, they are risking arrest. But, that's a form of civil disobedience.
Adam Eidinger

"I think it's a good protest," Eidinger told WUSA. "If someone wants to do it, they are risking arrest, but it's a protest.

"And you know what? the National Mall is a place for protest."

The DCMJ is hard at work getting ready for the big event.

Eidinger said the event isn't an anti-Trump protest and he'd welcome his supporters.

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