/R E P E A T -- Invitation to attend - Marijuana Prohibition: "National resolution consultation tour" kicks off in Ottawa with Marc-Boris St-Maurice/

    OTTAWA, Jan. 21 /CNW Telbec/ - Marc-Boris St-Maurice, national executive
director of NORML Canada (National Organization to Reform Marijuana Laws),
embarks on a cross Canada fact finding mission entitled "Resolving Marijuana
    To announce the tour dates, and locations of the events, a press
conference is being held this Thursday jan 22nd at 11am at the Ottawa public
library's auditorium, 120 Metcalfe street.
    The tour "Resolving Prohibition" will include participation from academic
and political activists, as well as the public, in order to elaborate a
national resolution on marijuana that will be distributed this summer for
everyone to sign on to, thereby voicing their support for resolution of the
marijuana issue.
    These events have so far attracted the input and participation of several
notable opinion leaders such as Alan young, Senator Pierre Claude Nolin, John
Conroy, Eugene Oscapella, Line Beauchesnes, as well as Canadian students for
sensible drug policy and many other individuals and organizations.
    Marc-Boris St-Maurice, originally a musician turned politial activist,
founded the BlocPot and the Marijuana Party of Canada, currently runs the
Montreal and Quebec city compassion centers, (medical marijuana dispensaries)
and now holds a membership in the liberal party of Canada. He is also
executive director of NORML Canada, the non-partisan "National Organization to
Reform Marijuana Laws". He will be available for questions and comments after
the press conference.
    For more information please visit www.norml.ca

For further information:

For further information: Marc-Boris St-Maurice, (514) 808-8682; Thomas
Lefebvre (media relations), (514) 582-2390

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