READERS ARE ADVISED TO VERIFY EVENTS
INDEPENDENTLY BEFORE MAKING PLANS OR TRAVELING TO ATTEND THEM.
March 23-27, 1997,
Paris, France; Eighth International Conference on the Reduction
of Drug-Related Harm, at the
Maison de la Mutualite, Paris. Contact: HIT Conferences, Cavern
Walks, 8 Mathew Street, Liverpool L2 6RE, UK, 44-151-227-4423
(voice), 44-151-227-4023 (fax).
April 13-16, 1997,
Chicago, IL; AMTA Methadone Conference,
"Brave Leadership in Challenging Times", to be held
at the Sheraton Hotel and Towers. For info, contact: American
Methadone Treatment Association (AMTA), 875 Kings Highway, Suite
200, Woodbury, NJ 08096-3172, (609) 845-1270. Methadone advocates,
especially patients, should inquire about "working scholarships".
April 21-23, 1997,
Rotterdam, The Netherlands Conference on Cities and Addiction; for info, call 31-0-24-323-44-71.
April 24-26, 1997,
North American Syringe Exchange Convention VII, sponsored by the North American Syringe Exchange
Network (NASEN), 535 Dock St., Suite 112, Tacoma, WA 98402, (voice),
(206) 272-8415 (fax), firstname.lastname@example.org. Location to be determined.
May 3, 1997, The
annual Cures not Wars March to Stop the Drug War, New York City. Events will begin at
11am on Saturday, May 3rd with a demonstration to stop the lies
about marijuana outside the headquarters of the Partnership for
a Drug-Free America (the Chrysler Building on Lexington Avenue
between 42nd and 43rd). The demonstration will be followed by
a march (or a parade, depending on whether you wear a costume,
play drums, or ride a float) down Fifth Avenue. Music and speakers
will begin in Washington Square Park at 1 pm.
May 10-14, 1997,
Canton, MS; National Convocation
of Jail and Prison Ministry annual conference Weaving a New
Vision of Hope, Thread by Thread, Color by Color, Design by Design.
For info, call NCJPM at (202) 547-1715.
May 17th - Crossville
Tennessee, Smoke On The Mountain HEMPFEST!
May 24-29, 1997,
Cairo, Egypt, ICAA/CIPAT 41st Int'l Institute; for info, e-mail email@example.com.
June 1-5, 1997,
Oslo, Norway; Europe Against Drug Abuse;
for info, call 47-22-11-21-90
July 18-20, 1997
World Hemp Expo, in Oregon -
sponsered by High Times. (If anyone knows any details on this
event - please send an email!
August 20-24, Seattle
Washington Hempfest 1997. A
3 day Hemposium, presenting the best and the brightest speakers,
activists, medical authorities, legal scholars, organizers, manufacturers
and writers gathered in one location. Seattle HempFest, the festival
that started it all, which, pending the legal permit process,
is scheduled to occur on August 24, 1997, Myrtle
Edwards Park, Seattle.
- Sept 10th - ?, Annual
Mass Cann/NORML Freedom Rally
will be held at the Historic Boston Common starting at High Noon
over 50,000 people have attended each of the last two Freedom
Rallys. More info can be had at:
One Homestead Road
Marblehead, MA, 01945-1122
1997, Slovenia 3rd Annual Methadone Conference; for info, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.