The NYC Cannabis Parade & Rally is part of the Global Marijuana March, which is held on the first Saturday in May at different locations around the world to promote cannabis culture through rallies, parades, educational outreach, concerts and other events.
Cannabis Parade advocates for the legalization of marijuana for medical and recreational use. The parade traveled down Broadway to Union Square Park. When they heard speaker and rally turned into an afternoon-long, music-filled smoke-in.
New York Governor Andrew Cuomo on April 15, 2020 said he is ordering all people to wear a face covering while in public as the state works to combat the nation's worst coronavirus outbreak.
14 months later New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo on June 15, 2021 said IT'S OVER The coronavirus pandemic. "Effective immediately" in New York, virtually all COVID restrictions are eliminated as gov declares victory.