by David Downs
2010 Global Forum on Modern Direct Democracy UC's Hastings College of the Law hosts a five-day international conference free and open to the public. The Marijuana Policy Project's Executive Director Rob Kampia will speak on Sunday, August 1, at approximately 1:30 p.m. during the "Action and Media" session. Oaksterdam founder and Prop 19 author Richard Lee will speak at 3 p.m. Friday, July 30- Wednesday, Aug. 4. Free.
More events after the jump.
HempCon Medical marijuana show at the San Jose Convention Center. Friday, August 6-8. $20 at the door.
East Bay NORML and Oaksterdam University Monthly Marijuana Activists' meeting. Thursday, August 19 at 7:30 p.m. Free. Oaksterdam University Student Union, 1915 Broadway, Oakland.
Seattle Hempfest Friday, August 20-Sunday, August 22. Free.
The Know Your Rights Expo Sponsored by Orange County NORML and the Law Firm of Glew & Kim, who call it Orange County's first medical cannabis and legal marijuana expo south of Los Angeles. Targeted toward both medical marijuana patients and the general public who are curious about the industry and the upcoming Tax and Regulate Prop 19 ballot initiative. Across the street from Disneyland. Expected attendance: 20,000. Saturday, August 28, at the Anaheim Convention Center. $15.
39th annual national NORML conference At the historic landmark Governor Hotel in downtown Portland, Oregon. Thursday, September 9-Saturday, September 11. $125.
The International Cannabis & Hemp Expo At the Cow Palace, Daly City, CA. Saturday, September 25, & Sunday, September 26. Cost TBA.