Texas group joins in global march

CORPUS CHRISTI - Buc Days wasn't the only draw for crowds this weekend.

About 120 people, including members of the National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Law's Corpus Christi chapter, marched at McCaughan Park Saturday.

Attorney Kyle Hoelscher, NORML Corpus Christi chapter president, said the group has been active for a year and this is the first time they join in the global marijuana march.

The organization's mission is to promote an understanding of the current laws concerning marijuana in Texas, and in the United States .

"This march is happening everywhere around the planet," Hoelscher said. "We discuss how we can get the law changed and what we can do as citizens to make a change and we plan on doing this march every single year," he said.

Marcher Delbert Dietz, 62, said marijuana gets a bad reputation from the media and these type events promote education about...

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