Final Day Conference Agenda and Live Stream

Saturday, April 23
Moderator: George Rohrbacher, medical patient, NORML Board of Directors
8:00-10:00am: NORML Chapter Breakfast (invitation only)
Moderator: Russ Belville, NORML Outreach Coordinator
9:00-10:00am: NORML Conference Registration and Products Desk
10:00-Noon: Breakout Sessions
1. High Times Cultivation
Moderator: Danny Danko, High Times Magazine
2. Colorado’s Cannabis Commerce Laws
Moderator: Warren […]

Day Two Conference Agenda

Friday, April 22
Moderator: Madeline Martinez, Executive Director, Oregon NORML
9:00-10:00am: Law Enforcement, Prohibition and State-Sanctioned Violence
Introduction from Neill Franklin, LEAP
10:00-11:30am: Medical Marijuana: It’s Not Just THC
Moderator: Dale Gieringer, CA NORML

Jahan Marcu, PhD, Temple University
Steve DeAngelo, Harborside Health Center
Martin Lee, Project […]

A debate at Brown

Earlier this week, I saw this OpEd at Brown University by Sofia Ortiz Hinojosa: 4/20 and the drug war

It’s another one of those pleas for people to stop smoking marijuana because it’s killing people in Mexico, done with sickening emotional appeal.

With 4/20 coming up, I am concerned that many students fail to […]

Can the courts step up and make a difference?

Massachusetts High Court Limits Police Searches in Small Marijuana Cases

Reason and justice prevailed this week in Massachusetts, where the Commonwealth’s highest court ruled by a 5-1 margin in Commonwealth v. Cruz that police can no longer search or seize someone they suspect of possessing a small amount of marijuana. The basis for this […]

Day One Conference Agenda

Thursday, April 21
Moderator: Allen St. Pierre, Executive Director, NORML & NORML Foundation
8:00-10:00am: Conference Registration Desk
9:00-9:45am: Marijuana Nation: The Science and Statistics on Cannabis and its Consumers
NORML Outreach Coordinator Russ Belville
9:45-10:30am: NORML at Forty Years Old
NORML founder Keith Stroup, Esq.
10:30-10:45am: Break
10:45-12:30pm: Pot-n-Politics: 2011-2012 […]

Open Thread

Gary Johnson officially announced his bid for the Presidency today. Regardless of how that campaign goes, my hope is that it will spark additional debate regarding the drug war. Of all the candidates, his is the candidacy that is most likely to do so.

Welcome new readers from Illinois State University where I […]