Breaking News:EVENT: No Time Like the Present: Drug Policy Reform is More Urgent Than Ever

Drug Policy for the 21st Century

Please join us at this important event. Here is the schedule: 9:00am: Welcome 9:10-9:40am: History & Background of Current U.S. Drug Policy - Dean Susan Pease 9:45-10:30am: Keynote Address: "The Failed Drug Policy" - Ethan Nadelmann, Drug Policy Alliance 10:30-11:15am: Prof. Tim Black, University of Hartford 11:15-11:30am: Break 11:30-1:00pm: "Viable Policy Approaches" - Panel Discussion (Stan Simpson, Moderator); Harm Reduction - Alan Clear, Harm Reduction Coalition; Legalization or Decriminalization - Jack Cole, LEAP; International Experience with Other Models (Europe & Canada) - Dr. Craig Reinarman, University of California, Santa Cruz 1:00-2:00pm: Lunch w/ Student Debate 2:00-3:30pm: "Challenges & Possibilities for Implementing a New Drug Policy for the 21st Century" - Panel Discussion (Ned Lamont, Moderator); Disparity Resulting from the War on Drugs - Ryan King, The Sentencing Project; Green Party Plan - Clifford Thornton, Efficacy; A Better Way - Lorenzo Jones; Experiences with Medical Marijuana Legislation Efforts - (Rep. Bacchiochi); Drug Policy Reform at the Local Level - Dr. Bob Painter 3:30-4:30pm: Discussion Groups
Date: 
Wed, 02/04/2009 - 9:00am - 4:30pm
Location: 
1615 Stanley Street
New Britain, CT 06050
United States
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