Three Day Marijuana Conference Returns to Fort Worth June 6-8

Posted on: May 27, 2014


May 27, 2014 – The Dallas/Fort Worth chapter of the National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws, a Texas nonprofit organization, is proud to present its 2nd annual 3-day Texas Regional NORML Conference from June 6-8 in Fort Worth at the Norris Conference Center.

Two full days of activities packed with educational speakers and panels, a documentary film screening, 420 Jeopardy, parties, giveaways, a vendor hall and several surprises for conference attendees. Speakers at #dfwnormlcon include Texas patients, parents, politicians, activists, legal and medical professionals and members of the media.

A few notable names include:

Kinky Friedman, Texas Country singer, songwriter, novelist, humorist, politician and former columnist for Texas Monthly.

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, founder of, 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.

Rob Kampia, Executive Director at Marijuana Policy Project.

Ann Lee, Founder of Republicans Against Marijuana Prohibition and mother of Richard Lee, the founder of Oaksterdam University (first cannabis-oriented college in America).

John Tunmire, disabled military veteran and Green Party candidate for Texas State Senate District 10.

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

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

Attendance to the conference is open to the general public and admission for all three days starts at $50 with discounts available to college students, senior citizens, veterans and NORML members. Last year the conference drew over 250 attendees and this year we’re expecting an even bigger turnout.

Pre-registration is now open, and seating is extremely limited. Secure your badge today at the registration link below, and together we’ll continue ending cannabis prohibition one Texan at a time.

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Friday June 6
7pm – 12am – Kickoff Party at Froggy’s Boat House4400 White Settlement Rd, Fort Worth, TX 76114

Saturday June 7
8:30am – 6:30pm – Conference Hours at Norris – 304 W Houston St, Fort Worth, TX 76102
7pm – 12am – After Party at Red Goose Saloon – 306 W Houston St, Fort Worth, TX 76102

Sunday June 8
8:30am – 6:30pm – Conference Hours at Norris – 304 W Houston St, Fort Worth, TX 76102
7pm – 12am – Reggae Madness at Shipping & Receiving – 201 S Calhoun, Fort Worth, TX 76104

Press / Media Inquiries: A limited number of complimentary press passes are available upon request. Submit your request to prior to June 6 to be considered.