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International Drug Policy Reform Conference - St. Louis

What: International Drug Policy Reform Conference

When: November 6-9

Where: Union Station Hotel, 1820 Market St., St. Louis, MO

How much? $315-$575


Info: The granddaddy of all drug reform events convenes every other year. After an opening reception on Wednesday night, the conference kicks off in earnest the next morning with a dazzling array of breakout sessions featuring Kassandra Frederique, Neill Franklin, Melissa Moore, Julie Netherland, Zara Snapp and more. It's followed by the Achievement Awards reception that night. Friday's hottest panel - What Are the New Politics in Congress? - includes Queen Adesuyi, Kathy Brady, Amber Littlejohn, Dan Riffle and Justin Strekal. That night Fab 5 Freddy's Grass Is Greener will be screened in the Grand Ballroom. Some of  Saturday's key panelists are DPA executive director Maria McFarland Sánchez-Moreno, DPA founder Ethan Nadelmann, Cat Packer, Shalene Title, Maia Szalavitz and Dan Viets.


Steve Bloom

Steve Bloom

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