Attend the Drug Policy Alliance 2003 Conference, Nov. 5-8, in NJ

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  1. Attend the Drug Policy Alliance 2003 Conference, Nov. 5-8, in New Jersey

    The Drug Policy Alliance 2003 Biennial Conference:
    Reason – Compassion – Justice

    November 5-8, 2003, in East Rutherford, New Jersey

    The Drug Policy 2003 Biennial Conference: Reason - Compassion - Justice is two weeks away! The conference will be held this Nov. 5-8, 2003, at the Sheraton Meadowlands Hotel and Conference Center, East Rutherford, New Jersey. The conference will be a comprehensive three-day crash course on drug issues, connecting the dots between medical marijuana, the RAVE Act, European drug policies, new advances in drug treatment, syringe access, Latin America and civil liberties.

    The conference will include over 50 sessions (with panels, roundtables, and plenaries) and 10 activist training sessions. As someone interested in marijuana policy, we think the following agenda items will be of particular interest to you:

    1:00 – 2:30 p.m.
    Training: Lobbying 101

    8:45 – 10:00 a.m.
    Major Session: Marijuana

    10:15 – 11:45 a.m.
    State-Based Lobbying Roundtable

    Training: Making the Case for Legalization

    3:00 – 4: 15 p.m.
    Major Session: Those Wild and Crazy Canadians

    4: 30 – 6:00 p.m.
    Medical Marijuana: Law and Regulation

    10:30 – 12:00 p.m.
    A Lifetime of Punishment: Higher Education Act

    Training: The Activists Toolbox for Developing and Implementing Political Strategy

    For a comprehensive day-by-day agenda, please visit:

    For an up-to-date list of the over 100 speakers coming to the
    conference, visit .


    * Space is still available! Online and fax registration is available until Monday, November 5 at 5:00 pm EST. Register today before on-site registration rates apply. Please visit the conference website at to register.


    Special discounts are available for New Jersey residents and students who would like to attend the conference. Please call Julie Ruckel at 1-212-613-8053.


    * The conference will be held at the Sheraton Meadowlands Hotel and Conference Center in East Rutherford, New Jersey, just fifteen minutes from midtown Manhattan. Please call the Sheraton Hotel at 1-800-325-3535 to reserve a room at the discounted conference rate. Please reference the "Drug Policy Alliance Conference" to receive that rate.


    * This program has been approved by the National Board for Certified Counselors and the National Association of Social Workers. Application for accreditation of this program by the New York State Continuing Legal Education Board is currently pending.

    * The conference is organized by the Drug Policy Alliance, a national nonprofit with offices in New York, New Jersey, Washington, D.C., California, and New Mexico. The Alliance is the nation's leading organization working to end the war on drugs.

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