KushCon, the world’s largest convention centered around the marijuana industry: Dr. Robert Melamede, Cameron Lund, Jeremy from Green Works, Tami Finch, Rachel Gilette, Matthew Able, Krishna Madappa and Gemma Star of Pleasure Cafe.
Harm Reduction Conference: Alan Clear, director of the Harm Reduction Coalition; Alexandra Goldman of the San Francisco Drug Users Union; "Taz" on drug laws in Afghanistan; A.T. Martin of Project NEON; Russ Jones of LEAP; Denise Drayton of Exponents; and Kyle Hauser, Haight-Ashbury youth counselor.
NAACP conference on racial bigotry in the drug war, with Dr. Joycely Elders, actor Danny Glover, Prop. 19 funder Richard Lee, Steven Gutwillig of DPA and Alice Huffman, director of the NAACP of California.
Jeffrey Miron, Harvard professor, on his report for the Cato Institute, "The Budgetary Impact of Ending Drug Prohibition"; Bill Piper of the Drug Policy Alliance and Phil Smith of Drug War Chronicle on Schwarzenegger's signing the marijuana decriminalization bill.
Allen St. Pierre, director of the National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws; Dr. Mitch Earlywine; Mary Jane Borden; medical marijuana patient Tonya Davis; publisher Michael Lerner and author Steve Bloom.
NORML report from conference in Portland featuring Madeline Martinez, director of the World Famous Cannabis Cafe; Steve Dillon, director of NORML; Steve DeAngelo, director of Harborside Health Center; John Walker of Firedog Lake; Steff Sherrer of Americans for Safe Access; and Tristen Reismer, reporter for KPOV, Bend Oregon.
Russ Bellville of NORML on the forthcoming conference in Portland; Brendan Kiley reports on U.S. cocaine; Neill Franklin on the National Black Police Association's endorsement of California's Prop. 19 on the legalization of cannabis.
Len Richmond, producer of a new film, "What if Cannabis Cured Cancer?"; Michael Krawitz on the VA's allowing medical marijuana; Paul Armentano on false government statistics for emergency room visits for marijuana.
Jodie Emery discusses her Canadian husband's incarceration in U.S. prison for selling cannabis seeds; former servicemen Michael Krawitz and Josh Fenton discuss PTSD, medical cannabis and the Veterans Administration.
William Martin, Fellow in Religion and Public Policy at Rice University's Baker Institute, welcomes the Drug Truth Network to their archives program; Diana Washington Valdez, a reporter for El Paso Times; Drug War Facts from Mary Jane Borden.
Richard Lee, founder of Oaksterdam University, on California tax and regulation measure; Matt Elrod of Drug Sense on Canadian drug laws; Irven Rosenfeld, author of "My Medicine," who gets 300 joints through the DEA every 28 days.
Harris County constable Victor Trevino discusses the need to examine drug laws, save money, prevent jail crowding, etc.; Neill Franklin, a working Baltimore cop and the new head of LEAP, discusses cannabis laws.
Nurse Mary Lynn Mathre and Al Byrne of Patients out of Time on medical marijuana news and forthcoming cannabis conference; report from Oaksterdam University with professor Sandy Moriarty; Tom Daubert on medical cannabis news in Montana.