Welcome! Login | Register
 

Rhode Island Ranked 7th Least Happy State in America—Rhode Island was ranked the seventh least happy…

RI Free Clinic Receives $75,000 Blue Cross & Blue Shield of RI Grant—Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Rhode Island…

Don’t Miss: Halloween Decorations at the Smith-Appleby House—The Smith-Appleby House will host a Paper Cutting…

The Scoop: Block Endorses Fung; Elorza, Almonte, Magaziner Pick up Endorsements, and More—Welcome back to The Scoop, the 4 p.m.…

NEW: Harrop Claims Mismanagement of Cianci Scholarship Fund—Following last week's Providence Mayoral debate at Laurelmead,…

Mars Chocolate North America Announces Recall of M&M’S® Brand Theater Box 3.40 oz UPC—Mars Chocolate North America has announced a voluntary…

Russell Moore: Elorza Lacks Accountability—Democratic Mayoral candidate Jorge Elorza just can’t be…

The Edwards Twins to Perform at the Dunkin’ Donuts Center—The Edwards Twins will present their Christmas with…

RI PowerPlayer: Chace Baptista—Each week, GoLocal shines the spotlight on one…

Listen: Rhode Island’s Disruptors—With the emergence of companies like Uber and…

 
 

NEW: Brown to Host Debate on Marijuana Legalization on April 23

Thursday, April 18, 2013

 

Brown University will host a debate on marijuana legalization on Tuesday, Apri 23.

Brown University will host a debate entitled "Is it time to legalize marijuana?" on Tuesday, April 23.

Hosted by the Janus Forum and Brown Students for Sensible Drug Policy, the debate will feature Kevin Sabet, board member Project SAM (Smart Approaches to Marijuana), a "quarterback" of the anti-marijuana movement, and Aaron Houston, national director of Students for Sensible Drug Policy.  

Colorado and Washington recently passed voter initiatives to make the sale and cultivation of marijuana a legally regulated industry.  As marijuana legalization is being considered by lawmakers in Rhode Island and nationally, two sides will argue for and against more liberalized marijuana laws.

The debate will take place in Brown University's List Art Building (68 College Street) in Room 120 at 4:30 P.M. 

Contact Jared Moffat ([email protected] or 601-946-9554) to RSVP.  

Students for Sensible Drug Policy (SSDP) is the only international network of students dedicated to ending the war on drugs.

The Janus Forum is the student arm of Brown’s Political Theory Project which seeks to inspire open-minded debate on relevant, political, social, and economic issues. 

Project SAM is a bipartisan organization of mental health and public health professionals that seeks a middle road between incarceration and legalization.

 

Related Articles

 

Enjoy this post? Share it with others.