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Discussion and debate: The Baltimore War on Marijuana Forum

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Did you know? The ACLU of Maryland released a report here specifying the impact of the war on marijuana in Maryland and Baltimore City.

What: You’re invited to join the ACLU of Maryland and Open Society Institute-Baltimore for a discussion forum about Baltimore’s marijuana arrest practices, their distinct consequences on the Baltimore communities and learn what we can do as Baltimoreans to eradicate discriminatory and preventable arrests.

Did you know? Spark Report states here that, "Before marijuana prohibition began in the late 1930′s, many people, including some of our U.S. leaders grew cannabis for a variety of reasons."

You should know OSI-Baltimore listed the following presenters for their discussion forum as follows: “Sara Love, public policy director of ACLU of Maryland; Neill Franklin, executive director of Law Enforcement Against Prohibition; and a Baltimore city resident who has been disproportionately impacted by marijuana arrest practices and policies.”

Did you know? Open Society Institute-Baltimore fosters discussion and debate on the root causes of three intertwined problems in local Baltimore and statewide Maryland: substance abuse, mass incarceration and youth empowerment inside and outside of educational institutions.

Who: Open to general public for free, click here to RSVP.

When: Tuesday, January 7, 2014 starts at 3:30 p.m.

Where: Open Society Institute-Baltimore ~ 201 N. Charles Street, Suite 1300 Baltimore, MD 21201

FYI: Have you seen the documentary about marijuana reform and public policy called, "Code Of The West." This film is directed by Rebecca Richman Cohen, you should see asap, it's so informative! Click here to view short film promo video.

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