We are in San Diego this weekend at the
There are now several pending Congressional Bills related to cannabis including decriminalization and rescheduling of the drug. Thirty-six states have some form of medical marijuana, 18 States, D.C. Guam, Northern Mariana Islands, and Tribal nations have recreational marijuana laws with many other states exploring recreational marijuana for 2022. These continued changes in laws are impacting our courts and society. It is also creating a dynamic and sometimes confusing landscape for various disciplines including Law Enforcement, Judges, Drug Court Professionals, the Drug and Alcohol Testing Industry, Academia, and Employers Human Resource Associations & Organizations.
As a result of this confusing landscape, the American Judges Association (AJA) partnered with California Western School of Law (CWSL), Drug and Alcohol Testing Industry Association (DATIA), Colorado Department of Transportation Highway Safety Office (HSO), the National Judicial College (NJC), New England Association of Recovery Court Professionals (NEARCP) and the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM), and are bringing forward a first-of-its-kind interdisciplinary approach to cannabis issues facing all of these disciplines.
Here are a couple of photos of our set up
Do come and say hello to June McLaughlin our roving cannabis law report education editor who has more than kindly agreed to fly the flag as it was a little pricy to fly from Sydney to San Diego for the weekend!
Thanks, June and please if you are at the conference do make sure you drop by and say hello.