LAS VEGAS, NV--(Marketwired - Sep 28, 2016) - On Monday, September 19, 2016 in Las Vegas, Nevada, Freedom Leaf, Inc. (
The Sensible Soirée was hosted by Freedom Leaf, Inc. (
"Eighteen years ago some students called themselves the DARE Generation because they had lived all their lives inundated in Drug War propaganda. They rejected the decades of lies that had deceived their parents and founded SSDP. And now SSDP members are ready to end marijuana prohibition. Freedom Leaf, The Marijuana Legalization Company™, is happy to support them and we urge others to follow suit," stated Clifford J. Perry, Chief Executive Officer and Director of Freedom Leaf, Inc. (
Betty Aldworth, Executive Director of SSDP, who spoke at the event, said, "Students for Sensible Drug Policy's thousands of student members are committed to ending cannabis prohibition and the tentacled, destructive drug war. We provide a foundation from which students use our resources to become effective community organizers, educators, change-makers, and leaders. In Nevada, our fastest-growing state, our students will turn out thousands of young voters this year and build a foundation for sustainable, sensible drug policy in the future." Ms. Aldworth joined the SSDP team in 2014 and has lead the organization through unprecedented growth.
Among many other harm-reduction measures, SSDP advocates for the expansion of "Good Samaritan" (also known as Medical Amnesty) policies. SSDP also advocates for life-saving measures which enable people to make responsible decisions by shielding them from punishment when they call for medical help during an emergency relating to alcohol or other drugs. The threat of punitive policies can often cause hesitation during confusing and stressful party situations. The existence of a Call 911 Good Samaritan Policy is essential to ensure critical moments aren't wasted over deliberation about whether or not to call for help.
"We encourage honest conversation about the realities of the drug war. We promote youth civic engagement as a critical tool in reforming drug policy. SSDP respects the diverse experiences and identities of our constituents. We develop leaders who advocate for policy changes based on justice, liberty, compassion and reason," stated Ms. Aldworth.
Freedom Leaf, Inc., The Marijuana Legalization Company™, is a fully reporting and audited, publicly traded company trading under the symbol (
Freedom Leaf Inc.'s flagship publication, Freedom Leaf Magazine, The Good News in Marijuana Reform, produces a portfolio of news, print and digital media, websites, and web advertising, for the ever changing industry. Freedom Leaf, Inc. does not handle, grow, sell, or disperse marijuana or related products.
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