2nd Annual Texas Regional NORML Conference

Posted on: February 24, 2014

The 2nd Annual Texas Regional NORML Conference is back at the Red Oak Ballroom at Norris Conference Center in Fort Worth on June 7th and 8th.

#DFWNORMLCon features 2 full days of educational speakers and panels, 420 Jeopardy, a documentary film screening, vendor booth hall, swag bags, prizes, parties and an interactive workshop. Speakers include Texas patients, parents, veterans, politicians, activists, legal and medical professionals, members of the media and every day citizens that all agree on one thing: It’s High Time for a Change in Texas Marijuana Law.

This is THE drug policy event of 2014 so if you’re serious about ending cannabis prohibition in the Lone Star State then join us! Pricing and schedule information is below. Discounts are available for NORML members and groups, college students, senior citizens and members of the military.

Proudly hosted by DFW NORML.


Friday June 6
• 7pm – 12:00am – Registration Party at Froggy’s Boat House – RSVP on Facebook
(Froggy’s is located at 4400 White Settlement Rd, Fort Worth, TX 76114)

Saturday June 7
• 8:30am – 6:30pm – Conference Hours at Norris Conference Center – RSVP on Facebook
(Norris is located at 304 W Houston St, Fort Worth, Tx 76102)

• 7:00pm – 12:00am – Party at Red Goose Saloon – RSVP on Facebook
(Red Goose is located at 306 W Houston St, Fort Worth, Tx 76102)

Sunday June 8
• 8:30am – 6:30pm – Conference Hours at Norris Conference Center

• 7:00pm – 12:00am – Reggae Madness at Shipping & Receiving  – RSVP on Facebook
(S&R is located at 201 South Calhoun, Fort Worth, Tx 76104)

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Kinky Friedman, Texas singer, politician and activist.

Jodie Emery, Public speaker & political activist. Wife of Marc Emery. Owner of Cannabis Culture Headquarters store, Cannabis Culture Magazine, Pot TV & BCMP lounge.

Russ Belville, Host of The Russ Belville Show on 420Radio.org, Marijuana Reform Activist, Public Speaker and Writer for High Times Magazine.

Peter Gorman, award winning investigative journalist and former editor-in-chief at High Times Magazine.

Erik Altieri, Communications Director, PAC Manager, and Chapter Coordinator at National NORML in Washington D.C.

Ann Lee, Founder of Republicans Against Marijuana Prohibition and mother of Richard Lee.

Mike Hyde, father of Cash Hyde and founder of the Cash Hyde Foundation.

Rob Kampia, Executive Director at Marijuana Policy Project.

Heather Fazio, Texas Political Director at Marijuana Policy Project and Executive Director at Texans for Accountable Government.

John Tunmire, disabled U.S. Military veteran and Green Party candidate for Texas State Senator District 10.

Rocky Palmquist, 11th generation Texas farmer and Libertarian candidate for Texas Agriculture Commissioner.

Jamie “the 420 dude” Balagia, former Austin police officer, criminal defense attorney, lifetime NORML member and Libertarian candidate for Texas Attorney General.

Vincent Lopez, publisher of The Austin420 & Director of Patient Outreach for Texas NORML and medical marijuana patient.

Shaun McAlister, Executive Director at DFW NORML and independent creative at iamshaun.com.

Colt DeMorris, Founder and Executive Director of El Paso NORML.

Clif Deuvall, U.S. Military veteran, Executive Director and Founder of Waco NORML.

Cheyanne Weldon, Executive Director at Texas NORML.

Elisabeth Rodriguez, founding member of DFW NORML, NORML Women’s Alliance coordinator, teacher and mother.

Shoreline Sheena, military veteran, mother, and business owner.

Tristan Tucker, disabled US Navy veteran, Deputy Director of DFW NORML and law student at UNT.

Larry Talley, U.S. Navy veteran, Director of Finance for DFW NORML and speaker for Law Enforcement Against Prohibition.

Chad West, U.S. Army Veteran, NORML lifetime member, personal injury lawyer and Dallas criminal defense lawyer.

Julia Rose of the Peter McWilliams Remembrance.

Cody Guy, brain cancer survivor and medical marijuana advocate.

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Contact thedfwnorml@gmail.com with general questions about this event.

Veteran / Senior / Student Badge – $25
– Free entry to 3 parties and both days of the conference.
– 1 raffle ticket.

General Attendee Badge – $50
– Free entry to 3 parties and both days of the conference.
– 1 raffle ticket.

VIP Badge – $100
– Free entry to 3 parties and both days of the conference.
– Swag bag (Dope Sack) full of sponsor-contributed goodies.
– Access to VIP areas during the parties on Friday, Saturday and Sunday night.
– 5 raffle tickets.

NORML Member Discounted Badge:
Discounted pricing is available for current members of DFW NORML or ANY NORML chapter.
– $25 – 1 General Attendee badge.
– $65 – 3 General Attendee badges or 1 VIP.
– $100 – 5 General Attendee badges or 2 VIPs.

Media Badge – Complimentary
– Full event access for approved media only.
– Email your credentials to shaun@dfwnorml.org before June 1, 2014 to apply.