Oregon Public Radio is putting on a town hall meeting tonight (Thursday, December 11) to discuss cannabis in Oregon. The event will be at Rontoms in SE Portland and OPR is saying to come at 7:30 p.m. with the discussion starting at 8:00 p.m.
Our own Hilary Bricken will be one of the guests along with the following:
- Rob Bovett, legal counsel for the Association of Oregon Counties
- Seth Crawford, Sociology instructor at OSU
- Amy Margolis, criminal defense attorney at Margolis Law
- Matt Walstater, owner of Portland medical marijuana dispensary, Pure Green
This event will explore the following “three big themes”:
- Should Oregon End Medical Marijuana?
- Should Oregon Cities Tax Pot Locally?
- How Will Oregon’s Pot Culture Change?
- Lauren Dake, The Columbian politics reporter (@LaurenDake)
- Lizzy Duffy, OPB News blogger (@LizzyDuffy)
- Anna Staver, Statesman Journal state political reporter (@AnnaStaver)
- Peter Wong, Portland Tribune Salem bureau reporter (@CapitolWong)
- Dirk VanderHart, Portland Mercury Reporter (@dirquez)
To join the discussion on Twitter, follow the hashtag #ORpot.
We look forward to seeing you there!