We are excited to let you know that the Crossing Paths Political Action Committee's work to legalize psychedelic medicine & decriminalize drug possession in Missouri is advancing significantly.
On Saturday, Nov. 20, on the campus of the University of Missouri-Columbia, we'll be hosting our inaugural Missouri Psychedelic Advocacy & Drug Policy Conference from noon to 5pm in Keller Auditorium of the Geologic Sciences Building. We are grateful to our conference partner, the Mizzou chapter of Young Americans for Liberty, and our conference sponsor, Radiance Ketamine.
The Facebook event page for this event is here: https://www.facebook.com/events/572960314051323/
and tickets can be purchased here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/psychedelic-drug-policy-advocacy-conference-tickets-175667294607
Anyone with a student ID is welcome free of charge.
Noon: Conference Intro
12:30PM: Missouri State Representative Michael Davis (R-Kansas City) discusses his Right to Try psychedelic medicine access bill, drug possession defelonization bill, and other proposals 1:00PM: Law Enforcement Perspectives on Drug Decriminalization featuring former Columbia Police Officer Gamal Castile 1:45PM: Brady Houdashelt of Blazin Beez Honey talks about legal psychedelic honey products on the market. (www.Blazinbeez.com) 2:00PM: Panel Discussion on Psychedelic Assisted Psychotherapy with Michael VanderWaal LCSW of Moss & Main KC & Dr. Zinia Thomas of RadianceSTL 3PM: Keynote featuring Dr. Sunil Aggarwal MD/PhD. Dr. Aggarwal is a leader in psychedelic clinical research and decriminalization advocacy and is currently suing the Drug Enforcement Administration in the Ninth Federal Circuit Court of Appeals over the DEA's incorrect interpretation that federal and state Right to Try Statutes do not create an exception to the Controlled Substances Act. Dr. Aggarwal currently serves as the director of the Advanced Integrative Medical Science Institute. 4PM: Panel discussion: Legislative and Executive Advocacy: Missouri State Rep. Cheri Toalson-Reisch (R-Hallsville), William Wisner of Burn Pits 360, and former Ward 2 Columbia City Councilman Mike Trapp
We recommend parking at one of the public garages in downtown Columbia and walking down to the Mizzou campus (https://www.como.gov/public-works/parking/parking-garages/).
Following the conference, we will be hosting a fundraiser dinner at a private residence at 7PM featuring the multi-faceted spiritual DJ/rapper Dom Chronicles (https://www.domchronicles.com/), whiskey from J. Rieger Distillery, beer donated by 4 Hands Brewing, and wine donated by Master Sommelier/Master of Wine Doug Frost.