A panel of experts will lead a discussion of the marijuana legalization ballot proposal on Sept. 19 as part of GRCC’s Civic Engagement Week.
The presentation, from 3-4:30 p.m. on the Student Center’s second-floor multipurpose room, will include time for students’ questions. The discussion will be of special interest to Social Sciences and Criminal Justice students.
State voters will decide Nov. 6 whether to legalize recreational marijuana. The Sept. 19 discussion, presented by the Student Life Office, will center on drug education and civic engagement.
Panel members are:
- Kent County Prosecutor Chris Becker.
- Sandy Dettmann, addiction medicine specialist and director of the Dettmann Center.
- Paul Farage, a Grand Rapids Junior College alumnus and owner of the Society of Healing Arts Institute.
- Joslin Monahan, a lawyer and volunteer with the American Civil Liberties Union.