After years of prodding, former Drug Czar Lee Brown has finally agreed to engage in a public debate with NORML Deputy Director Allen St. Pierre over the issue of marijuana decriminalization. The debate will take place over the Internet in a large America Online discussion room. USA Today is hosting the debate and will also serve as moderator. Questions from the On-line audience will be answered by both guests. The anticipated debate is slated to take place on February 19 at 10 p.m. eastern time.
More specific information concerning this debate will be available from NORML in the upcoming weeks.