Wednesday, March 09, 2011

Congressman Jared Polis to Speak at SSDP Conference

Congressman Jared Polis (D-CO) will be giving a keynote speech on the evening of March 17, as part of the Students for Sensible Drug Policy Training Conference & Lobby Day. Representative Polis is an ally of SSDP and an advocate for sensible drug policies. We are delighted to have him speak at our event.

Other speakers at the conference include:
  • Ethan Nadelmann, Drug Policy Alliance
  • Jane Hamsher, Firedoglake and Just Say Now
  • Brian Wallace, Multidisciplinary Association for Psychedelic Studies (MAPS)
  • Aaron Houston, Students for Sensible Drug Policy
  • Jill Harris, Drug Policy Alliance
  • Jasmine Tyler, Drug Policy Alliance
This is very much a conference for students by students! Many sessions and workshops will be led by some of SSDP's most experienced student activists and alumni. 

If you haven't reserved your space at this amazing event yet, register today at

In the video above, Rep. Polis speaks out against legislation that would further escalate the failed war on marijuana and explicitly calls for regulating and taxing marijuana from the well of the House floor. 

1 comment:

Dead Rowers said...

Amazing! I'm so excited for the conference, thank you to the organizers for getting such an awesome speaker.