EVENT

CBC's The Current Town Hall – Into the Weeds

Join CBC's The Current Anna Maria Tremonti in Ottawa on Monday, Oct. 15 as she hosts a special town hall at the Canadian Museum of Nature exploring the issues around the legalization of marijuana.

Join host Anna Maria Tremonti on Oct. 15 at the Canadian Museum of Nature

When recreational marijuana is legalized on October 17,  Canada is in store for sweeping social, economic and legal changes. 

Join The Current's Anna Maria Tremonti in Ottawa on Monday, Oct. 15 as she hosts a special town hall at the Canadian Museum of Nature exploring the issues around the legalization of marijuana. 

Panelists include:

Bill Blair, Minister of Border Security and Organized Crime Reduction 
Manisha Krishnan, Senior Writer, VICE Media 
Eugene Oscapella, Ottawa lawyer and professor of criminology and drug policy at the University of Ottawa
Hilary Black, founder of the BC Compassion Club Director, Patient Education and Advocacy Canopy Growth
Dr. Vera Etches, medical officer of health with Ottawa Public Health

Tickets are FREE and can be reserved here. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. and the event runs from 7 to 9 p.m.

This event is scheduled to be broadcast on The Current on CBC Radio One on Wednesday, Oct. 17. 

Please join us and come with your questions.