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Watch the Livestream of College of Pharmacy’s Medical Marijuana Debate, Oct. 21

Florida's Future - The Medical Marijuana Debate

Florida’s Future – The Medical Marijuana Debate

To help NSU’s students, faculty and staff learn more about the health, political, legal and social issues related to Florida’s proposed Medical Marijuana Legalization Initiative, NSU’s College of Pharmacy will host “Florida’s Future — The Medical Marijuana Debate” on Friday, October 21 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.  Click here to watch live. The state’s Initiative, otherwise known as Constitutional Amendment 2, will be up for votes on November 8.

Scott Kjelson, Pharm.D., C.Ph., the director of student transitions and an assistant professor at the College of Pharmacy, will host the event, and Andrew Abramson, editorial writer and columnist for the Sun Sentinel, will moderate.

Panelists include:

Pro Amendment 2

  • Ben Pollara, campaign manager, United for Care, Amendment 2
  • Joseph Geller, Florida House of Representatives and partner, Greenspoon Marder, PA

Against Amendment 2

  • Barney Bishop III, CEO, Florida Smart Justice Alliance
  • Dennis K. Baxley, Florida House of Representatives

Medical Panel

  • Jeffrey Block, M.D., board-certified anesthesiologist, world-class horticulturist and naturalist
  • Jose Valdes, Pharm.D., BCPP, assistant professor, NSU College of Pharmacy
  • Robert C. Speth, M.A., Ph.D., professor, NSU College of Pharmacy

Seating is full. Click here to view the livestream beginning at 11 a.m. and Tweet questions for the panelists to @NSUNews using #NSUAmend2. Some questions will be used at the end of the debate, time permitting.