Law, Politics, and Cannabis Legalization: The Road Ahead in 2016

APLA members learned firsthand about the political, legal, and policy dimensions of legalized marijuana at the 2015 Annual Meeting in Denver. On November 18, 2015 APLA co-sponsored a tour of cannabis grow facilities and dispensaries, and a public forum with local leaders in advocacy and industry. As a number of US states consider cannabis legalization, […]

APLA Panels and Special Events at the AAA in Denver

The APLA Program Chairs for the 2015 AAA Annual Meeting, Erica Bornstein and Jeff Martin, have put together an exciting array of panels and events—including thematic panels responding to issues of Race and Justice and high-profile invited panels on a range of topics.  Read on for an overview of APLA events and consult the online […]

Cannabis Cultures: Special Event at AAA 2015

Cannabis is attracting heightened political attention in the United States—even though it is a plant cultivated by humans for at least 4,000 years and has long been consumed by diverse societies all over the world for ritual, recreational, and medical purposes. Medical and recreational uses are being legalized in some states—including Colorado, where the American […]