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Offline Dabtzar

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Weedstock
« on: February 11, 2016, 10:36:23 AM »
What is going on here...

Does no one wanna go to Weedstock?

www.weedstock.co.za
 

Offline CerealKilla

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Re: Weedstock
« Reply #1 on: February 11, 2016, 11:33:53 AM »
if it was in cape town, i'd be there
 

Offline Green Leaf Organics

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Re: Weedstock
« Reply #2 on: February 11, 2016, 11:44:40 AM »
Unfortunately I am a huge distance away otherwise I would go. Next year I may fly up and see what it's about
 

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Re: Weedstock
« Reply #3 on: February 27, 2016, 01:13:55 PM »
Just picked up on the news that the event was cancelled again! Fucking pigs :cursing

Here's a post on FB from the DC


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THIS IS THE TOUGHEST POST WE'VE EVER WRITTEN. AFTER WEEKS OF JUMPING THROUGH HOOPS TO PACIFY THE AUTHORITIES, WE'VE RECEIVED A STRONGLY WORDED LETTER FROM THE SOUTH AFRICAN POLICE SERVICES STATING THAT IF WE CONTINUE WITH THE EVENT IT WILL CONSTITUTE A CRIMINAL ACT.
THEY HAVE MADE IT CLEAR THEY WILL ATTEMPT TO ARREST US ALL AND CONFISCATE ALL EQUIPMENT. WE'VE OBVIOUSLY TRIED EVERYTHING WE CAN TO HOLD THE EVENT BUT IT'S JUST NOT GOING TO HAPPEN. WE ARE NOT PREPARED TO TAKE THE RISK. THE LETTER MENTIONS A R200K FINE AND UP TO 20 YEARS IN JAIL.
WE ARE SO SORRY. PLEASE UNDERSTAND. WEEDSTOCK IS CANCELLED. PLEASE BE VERY PROACTIVE ABOUT TELLING YOUR FRIENDS.

Does anyone know more info? Those who were going must be gutted
 

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Re: Weedstock
« Reply #4 on: February 27, 2016, 01:18:53 PM »
Another post from the DC on FB

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It's been a roller coaster 24 hours. We've scrambled to get all the equipment out of the venue. A quantum full of fully armed cops arrived at 18.30 yesterday evening to prove their point. We are sorry you are all so gutted, but we feel vindicated that we pulled the plug. We are, personally, hundreds of thousands down in the bank and by holding the event, we would have faced complete financial ruin if they'd impounded all the sound and generators.
It's worth noting at this point that this is the same police force that we are dealing with legally for all the crop spraying in Pondoland and we can't help but feel that there are sinister forces at play here.
We have a 63 page document 'signed and noted' by the Tshwane municipality for the event, but the local police never had any intention of letting this event happen. It's now obvious to us they've been watching us since the the postponement of the first Weedstock date in January. Bronkhorstspruit has to be one of the most conservative enclaves in the country and made it clear they were 'acting on information'.
Once again, thank you to everyone for being so amazingly supportive. 
Jules & Myrtle ‪#‎ProudlyGreen‬
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Re: Weedstock
« Reply #5 on: March 15, 2016, 11:02:21 AM »
Such a pity this event was a no go. I heard a smaller party did happen. Anyone remember Woodstock 2008 on Riverside farm. i think Woodstock is going live again this year and having an event at Hartiees in September. Woodstock 10 there was a lot of smoking happening, fire engines, police, raids, alot more smoking?