MPP's Rob Kampia to Discuss Prospects for Change in Light of Recent Supreme Court Medical Marijuana Ruling

WASHINGTON, D.C.—Rob Kampia, executive director of America's largest marijuana policy reform organization, will give a series of talks in Florida from October 17-19, in which he will discuss how the recent Supreme Court medical marijuana decision has affected the political and legal climate, and the prospects for reform efforts in this changing landscape. Kampia's organization, the Marijuana Policy Project (MPP), led the successful drives to pass medical marijuana laws in Vermont and Montana in 2004, and is backing a number of legislative and ballot proposals around the country in 2005 and 2006.

The full schedule of Kampia's appearances is below. Journalists are welcome to attend, and all events are open to the public and free. Kampia will be available for interviews after he speaks and will have limited availability for interviews at other times while he is in Florida.

Monday, Oct. 17, 7:30 p.m.
Florida State University, Tallahassee
Bellamy Building, Room 004

Tuesday, Oct. 18, 7:30 p.m.
University of Florida, Gainesville
Reitz Union Auditorium

Wednesday, Oct. 19, 7 p.m.
Florida Atlantic University, Boca Raton
University Center, Senate Chambers

With more than 18,000 members and 120,000 e-mail subscribers nationwide, the Marijuana Policy Project is the largest marijuana policy reform organization in the United States For more information, please visit MarijuanaPolicy.org.