The pair of activists alleged to be behind last year’s 4/20 stunt in which pro-cannabis messages were projected onto the Sydney Opera House and Harbour Bridge are at it again.

In the run-up to the NSW election in March, cannabis entrepreneur Will Stolk and content creator Alec Zammitt have taken out digital billboard ads at 11 locations around Western Sydney protesting against the state’s drug-driving laws.

Funded by a crowdfunding campaign on MyCause, the billboards repeat the message “End evidence-free RDT” in protest at the current laws which leave medicinal cannabis patients open to a drug-driving charge if they test positive for THC, regardless of evidence of impairment.

A press release from the pair – who operate under the banner “Who are we hurting?” – said: “These billboards comment on the lack of evidence proving the safety benefits of the current legislation and will be on display around Sydney in the lead-up to the NSW election on March 25.”

The ads appear in four locations on the city’s Great Western Highway with the rest dotted around the Bankstown area.

Zammitt, who has a background in experimental guerrilla marketing, said he raised a small crowdfunded budget from hundreds of donors to pay for the campaign, ‘End discrimination against medicinal cannabis patients in drug-driving legislation’.

The pair are due back in court in August after being arrested on April 20, 2022 in a room at Sydney’s Park Hyatt hotel. 

It’s alleged they used high-powered laser beams to project the words “Who are we hurting?” and “420” onto the Opera House sails and one of the harbour bridge’s pylons.

A video of the incident has 16,000 views on YouTube.

On Monday, new rules came into force in South Australia which could see medicinal cannabis users lose their licence on the spot.

Meanwhile in Victoria, Legalise Cannabis MPs have introduced a bill to exempt patients from that state’s drug-driving laws.

Prior to launching Cannabiz, Martin was co-founder and CEO of Asia-Pac’s leading B2B media and marketing information brand Mumbrella, overseeing its sale to Diversified Communications in 2017. A journalist...

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