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Show-Me Cannabis forum – Race and the Drug War: Neill Franklin

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November 12, 2014 6:00 pm
End Date:
November 12, 2014 8:00 pm
Mary L. Kelly Center
Mary L. Kelly Center, 2803 E. 51st Street, Kansas City, MO, United States

Please join Show-Me Cannabis for a forum to discuss the issues of racism in the criminal justice system, marijuana prohibition and creating responsible policy for Missouri.

Our featured speakers include:

Ira Glasser, who served as the National Executive Director of the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) from 1978-2001. Mr. Glasser is currently the President of the Board of Directors for the Drug Policy Alliance.

Neill Franklin, Executive Director of Law Enforcement Against Prohibition. Mr. Franklin is a 34-year veteran of the Maryland State and Baltimore Police Departments, where he oversaw numerous drug task forces.

Representative Brandon Ellington represents Missouri’s 22nd District in Jackson County and serves as the Vice-Chair for Missouri’s Black Legislative Caucus. Rep. Ellington is the cofounder of Voices of the People and serves as president of I Am My Brother’s Keeper in Kansas City.