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Cannabis Public Discussion Being Hosted by Boise Hempfest


Boise Hempfest has announced an open public discussion regarding marijuana reform on October 7. The event will take place at the Boise Public Library. Anyone wishing to support reform or with questions regarding reform are encouraged to attend.

The event begins at 1 p.m. and will wrap up at 5 p.m., according to Boise Hempfest. Sponsors of the 2017 event included Legalize Idaho, The Marijuana Agenda, Moms for Marijuana Idaho, Compassionate Idaho and New Approach Idaho. More sponsors may join if they wish.

The event plans to have a speaker panel that is yet to be announced.

Formal guest invitations to the event have been extended to the following, plus many more:

  • The Ada County Prosecutor, Sheriff and Public Defender
  • Sunil Aggarwal, MD, PhD from Seattle, Washington
  • Jared Allaway from Safer Shirts
  • Joy Beckerman from Hemp Ace International, Washington Hemp Industries Association
  • The Boise Mayor Dave Beiter
  • Russ Belville from The Marijuana Agenda
  • Craig Beresh from the Californian Cannabis Coalition
  • Leland Berger, an Oregon Attorney and NORML Legislative Committee
  • The Boise City Prosecutor
  • Boise Police Department
  • Boise Weekly
  • Russ Britt an Idaho Refugee and Medical Marijuana Patient
  • Ryan Davidson from Hailey, Idaho Marijuana Lowest Priority Initiative and Idahoans for Liberty
  • Katie Donahue an Idaho Medical Marijuana Patient
  • Bill Esbensen of New Approach Idaho and 45th Parallel
  • Nicole Fitzgerald from the Idaho Office of Drug Policy
  • Pete Holmes the Vice President of 420Ville in Huntington, OR
  • Idaho American Civil Liberties Union
  • ​Idaho Freedom Foundation
  • Idaho Medical Marijuana Association
  • Idaho State Police
  • Anthony Johnson President of New Approach Oregon
  • ​KIVI Channel 6 News
  • KTVB Channel 7 News
  • Rachel Kurtz a Washington Attorney and member of the National Cannabis Industry Association
  • ​Governor Butch Otter
  • Lindsey Rinehart of Compassionate Idaho, Idaho Refugee, and Victim of the Drug War (CPS)
  • Cheryl Shuman of Moms for Marijuana International and Beverly Hills Cannabis Club
  • Don Skakie of NW Cannabis Club and Sensible Washington
  • Lawrence Wasden, the Idaho Attorney General
  • Dana Wilson of Compassionate Idaho

Those that wish to attend the Cannabis Town Hall can RSVP on the event’s Facebook page.