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Welcome to the 70th RNA Annual Conference!
Friday, September 20 • 3:05pm - 4:05pm
PANEL: High church? Marijuana, Mushrooms and Drug-Related Religious Activism

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Drug policy is changing nationwide, as states legalize medical or recreational marijuana, cities vote on psilocybin use and leaders reconsider penalties for those caught with illegal substances. This panel will address how faith groups are responding to these shifts and what future changes to expect in the next few years.

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Kelsey Dallas

National Religion Reporter, Deseret News
@kelsey_dallas  //  Kelsey Dallas is the national religion reporter for the Deseret News. She also serves as editor of ReligionLink.

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Natalie Gillespie

Editor-in-Chief, God's Greenery
@GoGodsGreenery  //  Natalie Gillespie is editor-in-chief of GodsGreenery.com, the first online community where Christians can access reliable information, research and stories about the uses of CBD. God's Greenery contains original articles centered around church & lifestyle, health... Read More →
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Marty Stephens

Director of government & community relations, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
Marty is the director of government and community relations for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. He interacts with public officials, business leaders and community influencers to help people know who we are, and what we believe as a people of faith, and to defend the... Read More →
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Peter Droege

Marijuana and Drug Addiction Policy Fellow, Centennial Institute
303-519-9533  //  pjdroege@gmail.com  //  Peter Droege is the Fellow of Addiction Policy at the Centennial Institute at Colorado Christian University, where he focuses on:• Protecting Colorado’s youth and communities from the harms of legalized marijuana and other drugs... Read More →
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Emmett Reistroffer

Cannabis Consultant
@LoveProphecies  //  emmett.reistroffer@gmail.com  //  (303) 557-8184  //  Emmett’s professional roots and passion run deep in cannabis activism, stemming from his first call to action at 19 years old when he volunteered to help multiple sclerosis patients testify at the South... Read More →

Friday September 20, 2019 3:05pm - 4:05pm
Ballroom A