Advocates on either side of the medical marijuana controversy may have a dialog — not a debate — on the Oct. 17 Good Talks for the Good Life occasion, exploring the questions and analysis surrounding this problem.
The Good Talks occasion will function Matthew Schweich, deputy director of Marijuana Coverage Undertaking (mpp.org), which helps permitting entry to marijuana; and Luke Niforatos, chief of employees for Good Approaches to Marijuana (learnaboutsam.org), which opposes legalization of the drug.
The dialog can be moderated by Alex McKiernan, founding father of the Lydia Basis, a Nebraska nonprofit whose sole goal is to foster productive conversations on divisive points.
Good Talks for the Good Life is scheduled for 7 p.m. within the College of Nebraska Union Auditorium, 1400 R St. The occasion is free, however seating is restricted. Go to goodtalksgoodlife.org for extra info and to order a seat.
The medical marijuana dialogue is the primary Good Talks occasion sponsored by the Lydia Basis. Good Talks options moderated discussions on divisive matters the place revered thinkers can be pushed to have interaction with the truths of opposing viewpoints looking for widespread floor, stated McKiernan.
Medical marijuana can be a part of the Nebraska dialog this fall, with supporters gathering signatures on a proposed constitutional modification poll problem and a invoice permitting using medical marijuana earlier than the Nebraska Unicameral.
The inspiration additionally sponsors Science For The Relaxation Of Us (scienceforus.org), which options conversations, by podcasts, with scientists to grasp the science behind controversial points like genetic engineering, local weather management and gun violence. The present episode investigates the science of medical marijuana.