June 6, 2013

Live From DFW NORML Texas Regional Conference This Weekend

June 6, 2013
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dfw norml russ belville marijuana conferenceThis Friday, “Radical” Russ Belville, executive director of 420RADIO, will be emceeing the Live Art and Music Reception for the Texas Regional NORML Conference from Froggy’s Boat House in Fort Worth, Texas.  We are excited to bring you live episodes of The Russ Belville Show and Toker Talk Radio from the event, as well as a live look-in later that evening on the Urb Thrasher Flower Hour.

Froggy’s is at 4400 White Settlement Road, Fort Worth, Texas.  The event costs a $5 Cover or is FREE with 3 Day Pass. 18+ Welcome.  Bands performing include:

  • 5:00pm – 5:30 – Mark Spits – Rap
  • 5:30pm – 6:00pm – So-So Topic – Hip Hop
  • 6:15pm – 7:00pm – UNANNOUNCED
  • 7:15pm – 8:00pm – The Effinays – Funk / Reggae / Rock
  • 8:15pm – 9:00pm – Radsha – Reggae
  • 9:15pm – 10:00pm – Bum Lucky – Reggae / Alternative Rock
  • 10:15pm – 11:00pm – Mix Magyk – Jam / Jazz / Fusion

Saturday and Sunday the Conference begins.  We will attempt to bring you live streaming audio from the Conference if internet service permits.  The scheduled agenda includes:

Saturday June 8, 2013

8:30amComplimentary Coffee Service
9:00 amIntroductions by Shaun McAlister, Executive Director of DFW NORML
9:15 amThe Dawn of Legalization: Erik Altieri, Communications Director for National NORML
9:30 amKeith Stroup, Legal Counsel and Founder of NORML
10:00 amDebating Effectively for Marijuana Reform: Russ Belville, Executive Director of 420Radio.org
10:15 amWhen Drugs Are Legalized: Terry Nelson, Executive Board Member at Law Enforcement Against Prohibition (LEAP), former Border Patrol agent and Homeland Security Supervisor
10:30 amMoms & Students Working to End the War on Drugs: Margarita McAuliffe, Students for Sensible Drug Policy and Texas Moms United
10:45 amWhy Libertarian?: Allen Patterson, Chairman of the Tarrant County Libertarian Party
11:00 amWhy Our Drug Laws Have Failed and What We Can Do About It:
Judge Jim Gray - 2012 Libertarian Vice Presidential Candidate and Retired Superior Court Judge
11:30 amMeet and Greet with Judge Jim Gray, Keith Stroup and Russ Belville
11:45 amBreak for Lunch
12:30 pmFilm Screening: American Drug War 2: Cannabis Destiny
2:00 pmMike Hyde, father of Cash Hyde and Founder of the Cash Hyde Foundation
2:30 pmThe War on Drugs and the For-Profit Prison System: Adrian Murray, Founding member of the 912 Project Fort Worth
2:45 pmDrug Policy Reform in Texas: Joy Strickland, Founder of Mothers Against Teen Violence
3:00 pmUsing Drugs Religiously: Dr. Russell Elleven, Unitarian Minister
3:30 pmCaught in the Middle – Keeping Your Children Safe From Prohibition: Leslie Burgoyne, Family Law Attorney and member of the NORML Legal Counsel
3:45 pmWorkshop: Cultivating Quality Medicine
Forest Scott and Nicole Pisut of Tinctura Coltivare
4:20 pmClosing
5:00 pmAfter Party #1 at Red Goose Saloon (emcee: Russ Belville)
306 Houston Street
Fort Worth, Texas 76102
$5 Cover or Free with 3 Day Pass. 18+ Welcome.

Sunday June 9, 2013

8:30amComplimentary Coffee Service
9:00 amKeeping Up the Momentum: Erik Altieri, Communications Director for National NORML
9:15 amGetting the Sick and Dying off the Battlefield of the War on Drugs: Stephen Betzen, Founder of the Texas Coalition for Compassionate Care
9:30 amWorkshop: Medicinal Alternatives to Smoking Marijuana
Toni Ann Haskett-Mills, Patient Advocate for Medical Cannabis Patients with 28 yrs experience in Direct Patient Care
10:00 amWar on Drugs in Texas: Larry Talley, Strategist for DFW NORML, speaker for Law Enforcement Against Prohibition and retired US Navy
10:15 amTHC Activism: Clif Deuvall, Co-chair of Texas at US Marijuana Party of Texas, Chairman at Texas Cannabis Party and Founder Norml of Waco Inc. at NORML
10:30 amDriving While Intoxicated Under the Influence of Marijuana: Jamie Balagia, Public Information Officer and Attorney at San Antonio NORML
10:45 amThe Box Canyon of Medical Marijuana: Russ Belville, Executive Director of 420Radio.org
11:00 amHemp Fashion Show featuring clothing from Mary Jane Smokewear, Homegrown Outfitters, Doobi.us, OdelA Threadz, DFW NORML and Minawear Hemp Loungewear (emcee: Russ Belville)
11:45 amBreak for Lunch
1:30 pmWorkshop: Creating Concentrates
Forest Scott and Nicole Pisut of Tinctura Coltivare
2:00 pmDerek Cross, Author of Hemp Healthy Today
2:15 pmWorkshop: Cooking with Hemp
Derek Cross, Author of Hemp Healthy Today
2:30 pmRob Kampia, Executive Director of the Marijuana Policy Project
3:00 pmCBD’s – The Anti-THC / Possible Best Hope For MMJ Patients Failed By Traditional Medicine: Stuart Guss, National MMJ Event Judge, State Coordinator/Cannabis Career Institute, Founder/MMJ MUSE Project (CBD Research), lifelong MMJ activist, medical professional and OG Grower
3:15 pmSecret Unannounced Speaker #2
3:30 pmHow Forming Unusual Allies Breaks Stereotypes: Cheyanne Weldon, Executive Director of Texas NORML
3:45 pmTristan Tucker, Executive Director of UNT NORML
4:00 pmShaun McAlister, Executive Director of DFW NORML
4:20 pmClosing
5:00 pmAfter Party #2 at the Whiskey Girl Saloon (emcee: Russ Belville)
2413 Ellis Ave.
Fort Worth, Texas 76164
$5 Cover or Free with 3 Day Pass. 18+ Welcome.


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