Colorado NORML is pleased to announce the THREE 2019 Hunter S Thompson Scholarship winners!!! Said Sharbin, Edgar Diaz and Alexandria Garcia
Every year Colorado NORML has offered a Scholarship in the name of the great Hunter S. Thompson. This Scholarship is awarded to those individuals who are active learners, educators, and movers within the Cannabis legacy. These recipients of the scholarship get the opportunity to attend the 2019 Aspen Legal Conferences! If you're interested in attending register HERE.
Annual Conferences are much more than Continuing Legal Education. This knowledge gained is taken back with each individual to help the greater cause. Anyone can attend the conferences. Sign up The Hunter S. Thompson Scholarship winners will receive:
- 4-night stay in Aspen at the Gant Hotel and
- Admission to the 3-day Aspen legal seminar
- Goldstein's Dinner and Cocktail Party
- Agenda: https://norml.org/about/events/aspen-legal-seminar/item/2019-agenda
The competition was intense, and all who applied were commended for their achievements, extracurricular activities, and determination to ending cannabis prohibition.
Said Sharbini is a Deputy State Public Defender defending indigent people accused of crime. He is committed to defending people, upholding the Constitution, and supporting good cannabis policies. When he was in private practice, he advised people on cannabis regulations to help them navigate the system and realize their dreams of having a business in the cannabis industry.
Edgar Diaz and Alexandria Garcia, practice as The Kind Law Group in Salem, Oregon. One aspect of their practice is that they represent cannabis consuming parents who have family law related difficulties arising from their (therapeutic or healthy adult) use at a 'modest means' fee. Additionally, they are representing cannabis consumers charged with crimes, and medical and adult use cannabis businesses. They are also just recently engaged!
Please join us in congratulating this year’s winners!
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