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THANK YOU FOR A GREAT EVENT!

Thanks to all who were able to join us! This site archives our agenda and includes slides from many of our presenters and photos from the summit.

 

Agenda and Presentations

Think Globally, Act Locally In Response to the Drug Epidemic

The Global Drug Policy Summit took place on Wednesday, June 26 from 8:00 am - 5:30 pm with two presentation tracks for participants: Marijuana Policy and International Drug Policy. Our thanks to all presenters and attendees! Speaker presentation files are available below.

Visit the Featured Speakers page for more information about the presenters.

 
 

OPENING GENERAL SESSION PRESENTATIONS

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WFAD and Global Drug Policy Leadership

[Presentation PDF]

Esbjörn Hörnberg, International President, World Federation Against Drugs

 
 
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The Drug Abuse Industrial Complex

[Presentation PDF Forthcoming]

David Martin, PhD, President and Chief Science Officer, JMJ Technologies

 
 
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Hot Topics in International Drug Policy

[Presentation PDF]

Kevin A. Sabet, PhD, CEO, Smart Approaches to Marijuana

 
 
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PLENARY KEYNOTE PRESENTATIONS

Marijuana: The Latest Research

[Presentation PDF Forthcoming]

Bertha K. Madras, PhD, Professor of Psychobiology, Department of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School

 
 
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Drug Policy and Legalization of Marijuana in Colorado

[Presentation PDF]

Tom Gorman, Director, Rocky Mountain High Intensity Drug Trafficking Area

 
 
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Enforcement: Unlocking Prevention and Treatment

Karen P. Tandy, Former Administrator, Drug Enforcement Administration

 
 

MARIJUANA TRACK PRESENTATIONS

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Drug Prevention: Looking Outside of the Box for Solution

[Presentation PDF]

Meriliee Fowler, MATFORCE (at left)

Sheila Polk, JD, County Attorney for Yavapai County , Arizona (at right)

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Taking Cannabis-Derived Medications Through the FDA Approval Process

[Presentation PDF Forthcoming]

Alice P. Mead, Vice President, US Public Policy and Affairs, Greenwich Biosciences


 
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Workplace Drug Issues in the Era of Legal Marijuana

[Presentation PDF]

Amy Ronshausen, Executive Director, Drug Free America Foundation

 
 

INTERNATIONAL POLICY TRACK PRESENTATIONS

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The Social Contagion of Recovery from Addictions and Desistance from offending

[Presentation PDF]

David Best, PhD, Professor of Criminology, Sheffield Hallam University

 
 
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The Canadian Drug Policy Experience: O Canada, What Have We done?

[Presentation PDF Forthcoming]

Chuck Doucette, President, Drug Prevention Network of Canada

 
 
 
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Child-Centered Community-Based Prevention in Kenya

[Presentation PDF]

George Ochieng Odalo, Executive Director and founder of Slum Child Foundation

 
 
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Oxford House™: Self-Run, Self-Supported Recovery Homes for Alcoholics, Drug Addicts and Those With Co-Occurring Mental Illness

[Presentation handouts]

J. Paul Molloy, President & CEO. Oxford House International

 
 

CLOSING GENERAL SESSION PRESENTATIONS

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Now What? Grassroots Advocacy

[Presentation PDF]

Luke Niforatos, Senior Policy Advisor, Smart Approaches to Marijuana

 
 
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Getting Engaged at the International Level

[Presentation PDF]

Linda Nilsson, Secretary General, World Federation Against Drugs

 
 
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Drug Policy Challenges for the Future

Robert L. DuPont, MD, President, Institute for Behavior and Health

 
 
 
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The Global Drug Policy Summit is sponsored by D.A.R.E. and held in conjunction with its 32nd annual D.A.R.E. International Training Conference.