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2009: Yes We Cannabis!

NORML's 2009 Conference in San Francisco, California

Yes We Cannabis!

UPDATE: Listen to speeches and panels from the conference. You can download the MP3 or subscribe to NORML's Event Podcast for the latest updates.

Check out the photos from the conference.


Click on the image to see its caption. See all the Conference photos at Flickr.


This year's conference was covered by large and small media outlets. Here is a listing of some of this year's press coverage.

The 2009 NORML Conference was held Thursday, September 24 through Saturday, September 26 at the Grand Hyatt in San Francisco, CA. NORML's staff and Board of Directors – and over 500 policy activists, medical patients, cultivators, doctors, politicians, and clinical investigators – congregated and celebrated in one of America's most 'cannabis friendly' cities.

NORML's 38th Annual National Conference - Yes We Cannabis!

Panel Topics for this year's conference included:

  • The Zeitgeist of Legalization: Why and How Did This Happen?
  • Pot Politics 2009 and Beyond
  • Has Support For Legalization Reached The Tipping Point?
  • What Impact Would Legalization/Regulation Have On Use Rates
  • Cannabis' Law Reforms Missing Link: Law Enforcement
  • Putting The Mexican Cartels Out Of Business
  • Marijuana Legalization as a Local, State and Federal Revenue Stream
  • Pot, Parenting and Legalization
  • Cannabis and Athleticism

Medical Cannabis-only day

Thursday, September 24

  • Panels and lectures on the health effects of medical cannabis;
  • examinations and discussions led by expert lawyers focusing on emerging medical cannabis distribution models;
  • taxation;
  • zoning and business license issues and criminal defense representation.

If you have questions, contact NORML by phone at 888-67-NORML or e-mail conference@norml.org.


High Times
Harborside Heath Center
OrganiCann
The Hemp and Cannabis FoundationWeedMaps.com
The Healing Center of ColoradoMediCannCannabis Therapeutics
Weed Tracker
Berkeley Patients GroupCannabis ScienceHayes Insurance Agency
The Green Door






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