The Cannabis Growers of Canada attended Vancouver’s annual Cannabis Day festivities, Jul. 1, watch this highlight video and get a taste of the day’s events.

President Chad Jackett spoke to an enthusiastic crowd, calling the cannabis community across the country to speak up for themselves and take back the industry.

“I want to thank everybody for coming out and supporting all your local dispensaries and cannabis producers and users, we are the Cannabis Growers of Canada, all of us,” Jackett said. “We are craft cannabis.”

The Cannabis Day event featured artwork, sales and open cannabis use outside the Vancouver Art Gallery in a peaceful demonstration.