CSSDP welcomes Smuggler Brian O’Dea & the Prince of Pot Marc Emery

POT TVCanadian Students For Sensible Drug Policy (CSSDP) will be hosting its 7th Annual National Conference, “A Rising Revolution: Drug Policy Reform Around the Globe,” from Friday, February 27 to Sunday, March 1, 2015 in Toronto, Canada. Sunday 9:30 AM – 11:00 AM #RisingRevolution Talks Featuring Donna May, Brian O’Dea & others TBC. 11:10 AM – 12:30 PM Keynote: Marc Emery CSSDP is pleased to welcome the “Prince of Pot”, Marc Emery, who is a well-known cannabis activist, entrepreneur and politician from British Columbia. In 2009, Emery served a five year sentence in a US federal prison for selling mail order cannabis seed into the US. Emery also founded Cannabis Culture, a magazine focused on cannabis and hemp around the world, and the famous Cannabis Culture Headquarters, as well as Hemp BC and the Cannabis Cafe (now the BC Marijuana Party Bookstore and the New Amsterdam Cafe).

12:30 PM – 1:30 PM Lunch & Regional Chapter Networking
1:30 PM – 2:50 PM Breakout Sessions

Plenary Room: Voting for Legalization
Room 1: New Psychoactive Substances
Room 2: Gender, Sexuality and Harm Reduction

3:00 PM – 4:20 PM Breakout Sessions
Plenary Room: Advancing Harm Reduction in Prison: Making the Case for Prison-Based Needle and Syringe Programs
Room 1: Legalizing Coca: Roundtable Discussion
Room 2: Drug Checking

4:30 – 6:00 PM Mapping the Future of Canadian Drug Policy
Cofacilitated by CSSDP and CDPC

Sponsors: Open Society Foundations – Drug Policy Alliance – Canadian Drug Policy Coalition – Sensible BC – Crop King Seeds – Gold Sponsor: – Norml Canada – Silver Sponsor: BudBuddy.biz – Matt Mernagh – Bronze Sponsors: Munk School of Global Affairs – Multidisciplinary Association for Psychedelic Studies (MAPS) – ATU LOCAL 113 – somer Design – Department of Sociology, University of Toronto – CannDo – Vapor Central – Hot Box Cafe – Media Sponsor: Lift Norml Canada

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