Alberta Liberal MLA David Swann hosts public forum on cannabis: The Risks and Benefits of Legalization

Liberal MLA David Swann will be hosting a public forum on cannabis this evening:

“The Risks and Benefits of Legalization” will feature Dr. Swann and a panel of experts discussing with the public the effects cannabis legalization will have on crime, health, safety, and our economy in Alberta.

The forum is taking place from 7:00-9:00 pm on Wednesday April 25, 2018 in room 205 of the Kerby Lecture Hall.

Swann will be joined by the following panelists for the forum:

Rebecca Haines-Saah, BA, MA, PhD: Assistant Professor, Community Health Science, Co-Lead and Member, O’Brien Institute for Public Health.

Lorian Hardcastle, JD, LLM, SJD: Assistant Professor, Faculty of Law, Member, O’Brien Institute for Public Health

Scott Calling Last, Outreach Worker with Alberta Health Service’s Indigenous Health Program

Michele del Valle, MA, BA: Business Strategist, Calgary Community Standards, The City of Calgary

Constable Andrew Fairman, Drug Recognition Expert, Calgary Police Services


Dr. Swann will be available for interviews in advance of the event by phone or skype and from 6:30 – 7:00 pm at the forum.

You can view Dr. Swann’s video invitation to the event here