Reform Conference in Los Angeles opening session with Gavin Newsome, lieutenant governor of California; Pete White, founder and co-director of the Los Angeles Community Action Network; and Alice Huffman, president of NAACP of California.
Adam Assenberg, a medical marijuana patient in Washington state; Phil Smith discusses corrupt police stories; Mary Jane Borden of Drug War Facts; Cato's take on the drug war; Drug Truth Network editorial.
10 years of the Drug Truth Network: David Bratzer, a working constable in Victoria, B.C., Canada, who seeks an end to the drug war and a job on the school board; Philip Guffy; Glenn Greenway; Mary Jane Borden; and "Class Warfare" PSA.
George W. Grayson, senior associate at the Center for Stategic and International Studies, author of "Mexico: Narco-Violence and a Failed State?"; and Terry Nelson of Law Enforcement Against Prohibition on how the drug war creates atrocities.
Diana Washinton Valdez; El Paso Times reports on increasing drug war corruption on U.S. side of the border; Phil Smith of Drug War Chronicle; Steve Fox of National Cannabis Industry Association; Dr. Steven Davies and Mary Jane Borden on increasing opiate use.
Remembering Tom Croslin and Rollie Rohm, gunned down at Rainbow Farm, with reporter Steve Wishnia, Rev. Steven B. Thompson, attorney Matt Abel and Melody Karr; Mary Jane Borden discusses whether the drug war is linked to the war on terror, and DTN editorial "What is the Benefit of the Drug War?"
John Delany, a Texas judge, speaks for Law Enforcement Against Prohibition; Dale Jones of Oaksterdam University on the forthcoming marijuana street fair; Tim Beck on the Supreme Court ruling and busts in Michigan.
Matt Elrod of DrugSense on Canada's "progress" toward U.S.-style drug laws; Terry Nelson of LEAP and Mario Canseco of Angus-Reid polling organization on the 55 percent of Americans in favor of legal weed.
Peter Moskos, former Baltimore police officer, author of "In Defense of Flogging"; Mary Jane Borden with Drug War Facts; Michelle Alexander, author of "The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness."
Richard Lee, president of Oaksterdam Marijuana University, on the forthcoming effort to legalize marijuana in California; Adam Assenberg, a medical marijuana patient; DTN editorial "Face the Inquisition."
Irvin Rosenfeld, author of "My Medicine," receives 300 marijuana cigarettes from the U.S. government every 25 days; James Gilheany, medical marijuana patient; Sandy Moriarty, head chef at Oaksterdam University.
Robert Platshorn, author of "Black Tuna Diaries: The True Story of America's Most Notorious Marijuana Smuggler"; Bradley Weitzel, whose father was just sent to prison for 10 years for growing marijuana.