Center for Civic Engagement

OU to host panel discussion on marijuana legalization

The February 11 event features panelists from the Michigan Legislature, health care, law enforcement and other areas.

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OU to host panel discussion on marijuana legalization Feb. 11
Marijuana Legalization Panel

Join the Oakland University Center for Civic Engagement for a conversation about how Michigan moves forward after the legalization of recreational marijuana. 

The event will take place from 6:30-8 p.m. on Monday, February 11, in the Oakland Center Founders Ball Rooms C and D. A panel of experts from the Michigan Legislature, health care, law enforcement and other areas will convene for a conversation around many important questions and issues about what legalization means for the state and its citizens.

The panelists are: 

  • Chief James Berlin (Ret.), Chair, Michigan Association of Chiefs of Police Marijuana Committee
  • Margeaux Bruner, Director of Outreach and Strategy, Michigan Cannabis Industry Association
  • Anthony Drautz, Administrator of Environmental Health, Oakland County Health Division
  • Russell Faust, Medical Director, Oakland County Health Division
  • Senator Peter J. Lucido, Chair, Michigan Senate Judiciary and Public Safety Committee
  • Scott Masi, President, Unite to Face Addiction Michigan
  • Chief Scott Underwood, Waterford Police Department

Along with the Center for Civic Engagement, the event is also sponsored by OU’s School of Nursing. The event is free and open to the public. For more information, contact David Dulio, director of the Center for Civic Engagement, at ddulio@oakland.edu.

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