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"Educate Your Legislator" Day in Salem

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Mothers Against Misuse and Abuse (MAMA) invites you to "Education Day"

Monday, April 18th, 2005
from 8am to 4pm
at the State Capitol in Salem

JOIN US M.A.M.A.s Truth Squad for an excellent opportunity to educate yourself, your legislators, the media and the public.   Participate in "EDUCATION DAY" Monday, April 18th, in Salem at the State Capitol Building.  

  • Information tables in the Galleria on the main floor from 8 am to 4 pm

  • Presentations in Room 331 (behind the Senate Chamber) from 9 am to 4 pm by experts about drug consumer safety, legal issues of OMMA, a doctor’s perspective on cannabis therapeutics, caregiver-patient issues, hemp seed nutrition, mandatory minimums and much more.

Confirmed speakers are:   Brian Michaels, Attorney;   Erin Hildebrandt, Parents Ending Prohibition;   Jacqui Lomont, Compassion Center;   Jim Klahr  &  John Young, Oregon Green Free;   Dr. Larry Bogart;   Mark Miller, Drug Information Specialist;   Nurse Ed Glick;   Lorraine Heller, Families Against Mandatory Minimums;   Sandee Burbank, MAMA;   Sonny Watkins, MERCY Center;   Todd Dalotto, Cannabis Education & Consulting;   and more.

Make an appointment to meet your senator and representative.   Here is the site you click on to find a your legislators >   You fill in the address and voila, up comes all the info.

Help with the informational tables;
Speak about your group and network;
Learn from the expert speakers;
Eat birthday cake and celebrate OMMP's 7th birthday.

Attend a no-host social at the end of the day (4 pm to 6 pm) at Lefty's Pizzeria and Blues Bar, 1230 State Street, Salem, OR 97301 - 4155  *  call (503) 371-3855

This is an educational opportunity for everyone about drug policy issues.  During the lunch hour Mark Miller, drug information specialist and former Director of the University of Oregon Drug Information Center, will give a "Drug Consumer Safety" presentation.   It is a primer on evaluating a drug for it's risks versus benefits and sets the stage for informed decisions and policy.

There will be:

* Information tables and space available for educational materials on drug policy issues.  Contact us if you would like to help staff a table or have your group's information available.

* Birthday cake to celebrate the upcoming birthday of OMMA.

* Opportunity for attendees to make appointments to meet with their legislators and build a face-to-face relationship with them.

* A room reserved where presenters will speak on drug education and drug policy issues.  There is on slot in the program (right after lunch) for representatives of Oregon drug policy groups to speak for 10 minutes each.  If you are interested in speaking about your organization, please contact Sandee at or 503-233-4202.

* A social event in the afternoon without charge, location to be announced.

Everyone is invited to attend.  You can make a difference.

  • YOU is any registered patient or caregiver, anyone who uses marijuana that is not registered, anyone who wishes for drug policy reform and those who believe in Equality and Justice.
  • YOU can make an appointment and speak to your senator or representative and tell your story;
  • YOU can help with the informational tables;
  • YOU can speak about your group and network;
  • YOU can learn from the speakers;
  • YOU can eat birthday cake and celebrate OMMA’s 7th birthday.
  • YOU can network at a no host social at the end of the day at Lefty's Pizzeria,
  • YOU can make the difference between this being a good event and it being a GREAT event.  Will you help us?

Contact Mothers Against Misuse and Abuse (MAMA) at
5217 SE 28th Avenue
Portland, OR   97202
503-233-4202 or email to

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