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The Cannabis Law Section and LGBTQ Subcommittee present
Seeds of Compassion: The HIV/AIDS Crisis and Prop 215

June 18, 2019: 5:30 pm - 7:15 pm
MCLE Credits - 1 H, in Recognition and Elimination of Bias
Reception to follow.
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A Conversation to mark LGBTQ Pride Month

This panel will look at the history behind the movement to pass Proposition 215 (the Compassionate Use Act) and how that history intersected with the HIV/AIDS Crisis in the San Francisco Bay Area.

Stephan Ferris

William G. Panzer

Dale Gieringer

John Entwistle

Fred Gardner

• Learn about how the HIV/AIDS Crisis in the early 1990s in San Francisco helped set the stage for Prop 215.
• Learn about Dennis Peron and Brownie Mary Rathbun who led the way for medicinal cannabis in California.
• Panelists will also discuss the current cannabis regulatory and legalization framework in the context of compassion for those living with HIV/AIDS.


Thank You to our Sponsors: The Apothecarium, The Law Office of Shay Aaron Gilmore, and Bay Area Lawyers for Individual Freedom


Chair: Ryan Lowther, Farella Braun + Martel
Vice-Chair: Shay Gilmore, Law Office of Shay Aaron Gilmore


Cafe Flore
2298 Market Street
San Francisco, CA 94114


MCLE Registration: 5:00 - 5:30 p.m.
Program: 5:30 - 7:15 p.m.
Reception to follow.


BASF Student MemberComplimentary
Section Member$30.00
BASF Member$40.00

Note: All prices increase by $10.00 on the day of the program.

Event Code: G192403

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