Monday, September 24, 2012

Public Service Announcement: "Electing Mary Jane’ — Author Panel and Book Signing on October 13 at Oaksterdam

By David Downs
Mon, Sep 24, 2012 at 10:36 AM

As three states mull pot legalization in 2012, do any of the state ballot measures stand a chance? What happened to California's ballot measure? How did Oakland become an epicenter of the medical marijuana movement? What does the latest research say about the potential health benefits and risks of cannabinoids?

Electing Mary Jane, an Author Panel and Book Signing will assemble four leading authors in the field, just in time for the 2012 general election. Mark your calendars for Saturday, October 13, from 5:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at Oaksterdam University, 1600 Broadway, Oakland. FREE Admission!

Appearing in person:


- New Mexico journalist Doug Fine, author of 2012 hardcover Too High to Fail (Gotham Books, a division of Penguin)

- San Francisco journalist Martin Lee, author of 2012 book Smoke Signals (Simon & Schuster)

- San Francisco journalist Clint Werner, author of 2011 book Marijuana: Gateway to Health (Dachstar Press)

- NORML Deputy Director Paul Armentano, co-author of 2009’s Marijuana is Safer: So Why Are We Driving People to Drink? (Chelsea Green)

Moderated by East Bay Express contributing writer and “Legalization Nation ” columnist David Downs.

Doors open at 5 p.m. FREE admission. Oaksterdam University appreciates donations. Book sales and signing. Light refreshments, merchandise and prizes will be offered. Non-smoking event.

The second in an irregular cannabis book event series from Downs and Oaksterdam University

Sponsored by:
East Bay Express, the #1 Weekly in the Bay, 2012;
Oaksterdam University, Cannabis Education Pioneer
Refreshments provided by:
Harborside Health Center, licensed medical cannabis dispensary
contact for sponsorship opportunities

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