MAPS Hosts Mile High Marijuana Summit

MAPS hosted the Denver Mile High Marijuana Summit, which featured leading experts about marijuana policy:

  • MAPS Executive Director Rick Doblin, Ph.D.,
  • Ethan Nadelmann, Executive Director, Drug Policy Alliance, an national organization working to end the war on drugs by promoting policies based on science, compassion, health and human rights
  • Mason Tvert, Executive Director of SAFER, a Denver based organization responsible for Denver’s 2005 and 2007 marijuana initiatives and Colorado State’s 2006 initiative
  • Brian Vicente, Executive Director, Sensible Colorado, the organization is the primary resource for Colorado’s licensed medical marijuana patients, and has engaged in successful litigation involving the "Test Cases" of Denver’s I-100 Ordinance which removed penalties for adult possession of under an ounce of marijuana
  • Aaron Houston, Executive Director, Students for Sensible Drug Policy, an international organization with hundreds of autonomous chapters on college and high school campuses
  • Sue Sisley, M.D., private practice physician and medical marijuana activist from Phoenix will discuss the Arizona medical marijuana initiative
  • Jeff Jones, Co-founder of Oaksterdam University and lead proponent of California’s Proposition 19, the tax and regulate Cannabis Initiative of 2010
  • Steve Fox, Director of Government Relations, Marijuana Policy Project, a national organization responsible for passing several state’s medical marijuana laws

Video and audio of the conference is available here.