Event Archive - Canadian Marijuana Laws:
Wed. February 4th 2015 @ University Centre Farquhar Auditorium (All Ages)
7:00 - 9:00 doors at 6:30
Tickets at: ticket.uvic.ca, 250-721-8480
Presented by: The Marijuana Law Panel
Pot activist Marc Emery joins a panel of representatives from British Columbia’s law, medical, and political communities to discuss Marijuana laws in a Canadian context, particularly the question of legalization. The moderated panel discussion will be directed by audience-submitted questions, and explore the nuances of marijuana law from the perspective of enforcement, public health, and legislation. Recently released from prison in the United States, where he was incarcerated on drug trafficking charges, Marc Emery has been highly active in the debate over marijuana laws worldwide. Other panelists includeJim O’Rourke of VisionQuest Recovery Society, and criminology instructor and addictions consultant Geri Bemister.