Hashing out legalized marijuana.

September 20, 2018

Hashing out legalized marijuana.



SHELBY – Oceana Leads, a substance abuse prevention coalition, is hosting a discussion regarding the Nov. 6 ballot proposal to legalize recreational marijuana in Michigan. “High Expectations — Understanding Legalized Marijuana” is set for Tuesday, Oct. 9, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Shelby Optimist Club, 788 Industrial Dr.

Attendees must register at highexpectations.evenbrite.com by Oct. 4. The cost is $7, and lunch is provided.

D/F/Lt. WEMET West Michigan Enforcement Team) Section Commander for the Michigan State Police Andy Fias and Mason County Chief Assistant Prosecuting Attorney Glenn Jackson III will serve as speakers for the event.

“Today’s culture around marijuana is ever-changing, as more states are allowing recreational marijuana use,” states an Oceana Leads press release. “This event will dive into some of the lessons learned from states that have legalized marijuana, including the impact that recreational marijuana has had on communities. Speakers will address the 2018 ballot proposal – Michigan Marijuana Legalization Initiative – to better understand what it means and how it compares to states that have legalized/decriminalized marijuana.

Those expected to attend include elected officials and law enforcement personnel, business leaders, as well as representatives from the education system, medical community, faith community and human service agencies. “…any community stakeholder seeking further understanding of the impact of recreational marijuana legalization or the 2018 ballot proposal” should attend.

For more information, contact Oceana Leads at oceanaleads1@gmail.com or (231) 902-8539.



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