NORML Canada National Conference on Cannabis Legalization

ABBOTSFORD, BC, May 22, 2014 /CNW/ - The National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws in Canada (NORML Canada) will be holding a National Conference on marijuana law reform at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre on Saturday, May 24 and Sunday, May 25.

Change is in the air. All over the world governments are rolling back failed cannabis prohibition policies. What does the future hold for Canada? NORML Canada believes marijuana legalization is inevitable and has invited leading marijuana scholars and activists to participate in a conference intended to move the conversation forward. Panel discussions topics are: 

  • Marijuana legalization tactics
  • Legalization laws - the template for the future
  • Medical marijuana laws and tactics
  • New research on prohibition
  • Cultivation and strain science

Speakers include, amongst many others:

- John Conroy QC, NORML Canada's President and counsel on the Insite and Allard;

- Professor Alan Young, NORML Canada's Vice President and counsel on Hitzig, Sfetkopoulos, and Bedford;

- Mykala Comstock, brave cancer-fighting eight year old medical marijuana advocate;

- Keith Stroup, founder of US NORML; and

- Professor Eugene Oscapella, founder of the Canadian Foundation for Drug Policy.

For more information on the NORML Canada National Conference and speaker bios, please visit:


For further information:

Contact: Alex Shiff
Acting Media Relations Officer
(647) 235-3972

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