Wanna see ^this guy^ speak about legalizing marijuana?
For those of you who don’t know, that man is Ethan Nadelmann. He’s the executive director of the Drug Policy Alliance and the foremost figure in pushing for both Global and American drug policy reform.
AND UConn SSDP is bringing him to campus for FREE
So come check him out!
February 26th at 7:30pm in Laurel Hall Room 102 on the UConn Storrs Campus
The walls of prohibition are crumbling!
If you’re not gonna be there to join us, don’t fret! We’ll plan to post plenty of relevant content from the conference as it happens.
For starters, there’s gonna be some great speakers like:
And panels like:
Surprising Allies: Collaborating With Cops and Moms
Sam Kamin Diane Fornbacher Jason Thomas Leonard Frieling Dr. Erika Joye Sean McAllister
Global Drug Policy: From the Field to the UN
Zara Snapp David Guzmán Graham de Barra Andrew Livingston
Cannabusiness: From Activist to Entrepreneur
Kris Krane Troy Dayton
Marijuana Reform: 2012 Statewide Ballot Initiatives
Brian Vicente Mason Tvert Adam Smith
Transcending Political Differences: Drug Policy Reform as a Non-Partisan Issue
Peter Neiger Alex Padilla Shaleen Title Jasmine Tyler
Communicating Our Message: Tips From The Pros
Just Say Know: Reality Based Drug Education
Devon Tackels Kristin Kidd-Donovan
Colorado: A Model for Medical Marijuana Regulation
Brian Vicente Josh Kappel
Schools Not Prisons, Not School TO Prisons!
Mike Liszewski Jon Perri Eric Sterling Froggy Vasquez
Case Study: Beating Mandatory Student Drug Testing
Alex Kriet Sam Walker
This conference ain’t just a bunch of hippies meeting up in Denver, folks. This is some legit stuff. So keep checking in throughout the weekend for updates!
A cool new study released today from some French and Canadian scientists that once and for all pinpoints how and why THC makes you forgetful. It opens the door for improvements in drugs derived from THC with less of the undesirable symptoms (aka, get Marinol off the shelves, its absolute crap), but don’t take my word for it, check out the article!