A Conference and Banquet; sponsored by A Life with Dignity Committee
Saturday October 2, 2004
Embassy Suites Hotel * Portland, Oregon
The conference will explore the current status and likely future of medical marijuana through panel
discussions with medical, legal, and patient experts. It will be followed by a Gala Banquet fundraiser for the Yes on 33 campaign where you
get the chance to mingle with famous people making history. PLEASE HELP Promote, see
below for flyers.
Embassy Suites Hotel, 3rd and Pine St. South West, in downtown Portland Oregon
Free admission to Conference!
3 - 6pm * Conference;
Panel discussions with medical and legal experts.
Hear from patients whats wrong with the current law and how Measure 33 will
fix it! Agenda:
3:10 - 4:00pm.
Panel: Status of marijuana in the medical establishment
Rick Bayer, M.D., Larry Bogart, M.D., Teresa Keene, RN (Green Party candidate for US Senate)
4:00 - 4:50pm.
Panel: The Law and OMMA - Lawyers who defend patients, starring:
Leland Berger Brian Michaels
5:00 - 5:50pm.
Panel: Meet the patients who are shaping the future, including
patients who actually receive their marijuana from the feds. Over six
Valerie and Mike Corral, founders of WAMM, a Santa Cruz California patient collective
that successfully enjoined the federal government from raiding their marijuana farm.
Elvy Musikka, one of seven surviving patients who receive marijuana from the federal government.
Ms. Musikka receives over six pounds annually from the Department of Human Services.
Erin Hildebrand, a patient who recently moved to Oregon who asks, "Where do I get my medicine
while I am waiting for a garden?"
Clifford Spencer, a patient and caregiver whos assists over a dozen patients in residential care
in their implementation of OMMA. He describes his problems helping patients under the current law.
5:50 - 6:00.
Just say YES to Measure 33!
6:00pm - 9:00pm *
Speakers, awards, music, silent auction, dinner, preview our TV commercials.
/plate at VIP tables with special guests.
, noted author prosecuted for supplying plants to California patients.
Come hear about his continued resistance to the federal harassment of him for growing "starts"
while protected by city and state law.
Valerie Corral, founder of WAMM patients collective
John Sajo, chief petitioner Measure 33
Jack Herer, author of The Emperor Wears no Clothes
Measure 33 creates regulated dispensaries where patients could obtain
medical marijuana and expands the currently successful medical marijuana
program. For more information contact:
John Sajo, chief petitioner Measure 33 - office: 503-224-3051,
Email: firstname.lastname@example.org, or
PLEASE HELP Promote!
Here are some flyers for this event in
PLEASE print out and distribute far and wide!
This grassroots effort NEEDs YOU!!
There are several purposes to this event. The Life With Dignity Committee hopes to:
Pull together a couple hundred people who care about this issue and inspire them to
work to win this election.
Showcase many aspects of medical marijuana and where it is going.
Help pay for the media tour leading up to this event and leave the campaign with some
LWD would like to add a forum part to it with some panels prior to the dinner.
Any help they can get with this would be greatly appreciated, contact them.
They need help with the dinner and forums.
LWD would like to have a local patient with them from each community.
If you are interested in being involved -or-
for media issues, please contact: