Implications of drug policy reform is topic at Rice’s Jones School April 4

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Jeff Falk
jfalk@rice.edu
713-348-6775

Implications of drug policy reform is topic at Rice’s Jones School April 4

HOUSTON – (March 23, 2018) – A panel of experts will gather at Rice University’s Jones Graduate School of Business April 4 to discuss the implications of drug reform — in particular marijuana legalization — on the economy, society and culture in the United States.

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Hosted by the Rice MBA chapter of the Adam Smith Society, the event is free and open to the public but registration is required.

What: A panel discussion titled “The Economic, Social and Cultural Impact of Legalizing Marijuana.”

Who: Panelists Betty Aldworth, executive director of Students for Sensible Drug Policy; Rodney Holcombe, staff attorney for Drug Policy Alliance; Marques Moore, chief operating officer of MMJ America; Ryan Vandrey, associate professor at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine; and Christopher Mulgrew, CEO of Marijuana Marketing Gurus.

Katharine Neill Harris, the Alfred C. Glassell III Fellow in Drug Policy at Rice’s Baker Institute for Public Policy, will serve as moderator.

When: 6:30-8:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 4.

Where: Rice University, McNair Hall’s Shell Auditorium, 6100 Main St. Parking is available in the Central Campus Garage. For directions, see http://business.rice.edu/directions-and-parking.

The public must RSVP at https://ricemba.wufoo.com/forms/z1yz5nra01bpn4a.

Members of the news media who want to attend should RSVP to Jeff Falk, associate director of national media relations at Rice, at jfalk@rice.edu or 713-348-6775.

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About Jeff Falk

Jeff Falk is associate director of national media relations in Rice University's Office of Public Affairs.