More than 30,000 people are expected to attend a march on the US state of Michigan in support of the state’s bill to legalize recreational marijuana, the ACLU has said. The ACLU of Northern California has estimated the estimated attendance at nearly 35,000, which it said would be an increase from the roughly 7,500 expected to come out on Saturday, September 30. More: The ACLU said it has contacted members of the community to let them know of the anticipated attendance. This is a time for all Californians to come together to defend and defend our democracy and the rights of all Californias residents to live, work and visit without fear. – ACLU of California

The ACLU also announced the formation of a task force to help local law enforcement agencies prepare for the anticipated rally and other actions that will be held in solidarity with supporters of Michigan’s new recreational marijuana law.