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Ann Arbor State Representative Will Join 'Hash Bash' Saturday To Support Marijuana Legalization

Apr 1, 2016

Michigan State Representative Jeff Irwin (D-Ann Arbor)
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The annual Hash Bash event will take place this Saturday in Ann Arbor, and it continues to help shape the political landscape on marijuana.

State representative Jeff Irwin from the 53rd district will be among some of the politicians in attendance.  He's in favor of legalizing marijuana in Michigan and believes ballot initiatives discussed at the event could help the cause.

"milegalize.com, which is going to be gathering petitions at the Hash Bash, and that's probably the most important thing, I think, that's going on this year.  There's an opportunity for citizens to get involved to sign a petition and to be a part of changing the laws."

The event will take place at the University of Michigan's Diag.

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— Jorge Avellan is the Ann Arbor beat reporter and anchor for 89.1 WEMU News.  Contact him at 734.487.3363 or email him javellan@emich.edu