Amendment 64 and the road to marijuana legalization
Wednesday, May 29, 2013 from 5:00 PM to 6:30 PM (MDT)
Join members of the editorial board of The Denver Post and other panelists for a discussion on efforts to implement laws that legalize the use and sale of marijuana in Colorado.
U.S. Rep. Jared Polis, D-Boulder, is sponsor of legislation that would remove marijuana from the Controlled Substances Act and would have it regulated at the federal level by the newly named Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Marijuana and Firearms.
Betty Aldworth is the deputy director of the National CannabisIndustry Association and chair of NCIA's Women's CannaBusiness Network.
Robert. J. Corry, Jr. is an attorney and advocate for medical marijuana and legalization.
Diane Carlson is director of SMART Colorado, a citizens group dedicated to a responsible and reasonable approach to marijana policy.
Mike Elliott is an attorney and the executive director of the Medical Marijuana Industry Group.
David Blake is deputy attorney general for legal policy and governmental affairs for Colorado.
Dr. Paula Riggs is professor of psychiatry and director of the Division of Substance Dependence in the Department of Psychiatry University of Colorado School of Medicine and serves on the board of directors of Project SAM (Smart Approaches to Marijuana).
Additional panelists: Check back for information on other panelists who've accepted our invitation.
Editorial board members:
Editorial Page Editor Curtis Hubbard
Columnist Vincent Carroll
Editorial Writer Alicia Caldwell
Editorial Writer Tim Hoover
When: 5-6:30 p.m., Wednesday, May 29. Cookies and drinks will be provided in the lobby at 4:30 p.m.; those in attendance will then be ushered into the auditorium for a 5 p.m. start.
Where: Denver Post Auditorium, 101 W. Colfax Ave.
Cost: The event is free to attend, but you must obtain a ticket.
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