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Sunday, May 19, 2013

Smokedown Prohibition V: Adam Kokesh and NA Poe Arrested (video and pictures)

At Smokedown Prohibition V Adam Kokesh is targeted for arrest even though it is obvious he isn't smoking marijuana. This happened on May 18, 2013 at Independence Hall in Philadelphia, PA.

Update: Monday, May 20,2013 - Adam has been charged with felony assault on a federal officer. No bail set, his detention hearing is set for Thursday, May 23, 2013. See

Some pictures of the event before the arrests started:
When signs like this greeted us we knew there would be trouble.

A letter delivered to the police.
 Signs help up by the protesters:
 The welcoming committee composed of park rangers and Philadelphia police:

At 9pm that evening we went down to the Federal Detention Center to see how our kidnapped friends were:
The sign reads FREE NA POE
More pictures and videos can be seen at the Facebook event page:


  1. great job Darren as usual

  2. The man on the mic that said, "Smoke it anyway is the NJ Weedman."

  3. Kudos to these brave souls. They must be educated people. Those on the other side apparently aren't. See my blog on education at:

  4. Did you hear that Kokesh got arrested?

  5. Fantastic! Great job Darren.

    - Steve Piotrowski