Washington, DC: NORML is still accepting ‘early bird’ registrations to attend its 2010 national conference, taking place Thursday, September 9 through Saturday, September 11, at the historic Governor Hotel in Portland, Oregon.
Panel discussions will include:
- Just Say Now: Full Legalization, Full Steam Ahead
- Not Your Father’s Medical Marijuana – Latest Breakthrough’s in Cannabis Science
- It Can’t Hurt to Ask – Research on Patient Experiences With Medical Cannabis
- Lessons From The ‘Dry Decade’: What Cannabis Law Reformers Need To Learn From Alcohol’s Reformers
- The Future of Medical Cannabis Distribution
- Marijuana Prohibition: The New Jim Crow
- Stiletto Stoners? Not! Women, Cannabis And Respect
- Cannabis Cultivation: Ready, Set, Grow!
Confirmed speakers at this year’s conference include: former New Mexico Governor and present Presidential candidate Gary Johnson; international travel host and NORML Advisory Board member Rick Steves; Dr. Gregory Carter of the University of Washington, School of Medicine; Dr. Amanda Reiman of the University of California at Berkeley, School of Social Welfare; Steph Sherer, Executive Director of Americans for Safe Access; Madeline Martinez, manager of the Oregon Cannabis café and a member of the NORML Board of Directors; Dr. Harry Levine of the City University of New York, Queens College; Craig Reinarman, PhD, Professor of Sociology and legal studies at the University of California, Santa Cruz; Rep. Earl Blumenauer (D-OR); and Dr. Marsha Rosenbaum, director emerita of the Safety First Project and director emerita of the San Francisco office of the Drug Policy Alliance.
Attendees who attend NORML’s Wednesday night pre-registration party will also have the opportunity to visit the Oregon ‘World Famous Cannabis Café.’
NORML invites the public to join hundreds of likeminded marijuana law reformers at the nation’s only annual conference dedicated to ending cannabis prohibition.
Online registration, as well as further details on conference speakers, agenda, and social events, is available at: http://norml.org/index.cfm?Group_ID=8125.