November 7, 2013 – Segment 3
We turn our focus to the failed War on Drugs. Our guests will be:
- Laura Carlsen, Director of the Latin America Rights & Security: Americas Program at the Center for International Policy;
- Retired Major Neill Franklin, Executive Director of LEAP (Law Enforcement Against Prohibition) and a 33-year police veteran;
- and Martin A. Lee, author of Smoke Signals: A Social History of Marijuana-Medical, Recreational and Scientific, co-founder of FAIR (Fairness & Accuracy in Reporting) and the Director of Project CBD, a medical-science information service that focuses on cannabis therapeutics.
Center for International Policy Event Information
Washington D.C. area
12:00 Congressional Briefing on the drug war in Mexico and Central America
7:00 George Mason University. “US-backed Drug Wars in Mexico and Central America: Alternatives to Militarization in Weakening Drug Cartels”
12:00 CIP office brown bag lunch talk “Ending Mexico’s Drug War: Binational Organizing for Peace” (to be confirmed)
Please join us in these exciting events and spread the word!