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Show 004b - Live from NORML CON 2009 San Francisco Day 2

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LIVE FROM NORML NATIONAL CONFERENCE IN SAN FRANCISCO! Day 2 of NORML CON, featuring the panel on Pot Politics 2009 and Beyond A record number of state legislatures debated marijuana law reform in 2009; a nationwide panel of experts discusses our progress. Moderator: Keith Stroup, Esq., NORML, Federal Legislation * Chris Goldstein, Director, Penn. For Medical Marijuana * Rob Kampia, Executive Director, Marijuana Policy Project * Dan Linn, Executive Director, Illinois NORML * Madeline Martinez, Director, Oregon NORML, member of NORML's board of directors * Jesse Stout, former Director of RIPAC * Ken Wolski, RN, Director, Coalition for Medical Marijuana NJ. Then, lunch with travel author and NORML advisory board member Rick Steves presenting the ACLU DVD: 'Marijuana: Its Time for a Conversation' Followed by the panel, Has support for legalization reached a critical mass/tipping point? According to national polls, public support for legalizing marijuana has never been higher. Why now? And how do we mobilize this public support into political change? Leaders in the drug law reform movement discuss these trends, and what they portend for future reform efforts. Moderator: Dave Fratello, Coast Campaign Group * Dale Gieringer, Ph.D, Director, CA NORML; member of NORML's board of directors * Rich Lee, Proprietor of 'Oaksterdam University' and Campaigner for 'The Regulate, Control, and Tax Cannabis Act of 2010' * Harry Levine, Ph.D, Queens College