Organized by AIDS Coalition Act Up NYC, the “Joints For Jabs” event was held near the south side of the Manhattan park, near the George Washington statue.
Anyone providing proof of vaccination was eligible for a free joint.
If that’s not incentive to get vaccinated, we don’t know what is.
Well, that - along with preventing the spread of the lethal Covid-19 virus, which has claimed the lives of 564,292 Americans.
“The marijuana community supports the science behind the Covid vaccine and what better way to encourage cannabis users to get vaccinated than to give out free pot,” said activist Dana Beal in a statement.
“This is a historic day,” Cuomo wrote on Twitter in regards to the bill. Cuomo also acknowledged that the bill “creates automatic expungement of previous marijuana convictions that would now be legal.”