Speakers on the day in Cork will include
William Devane: The molecular pharmacologist discovered numerous cannabinoid receptors in the brain including Anadamide.
Vincent Lavery: A retired high school teacher who has spent thirty years in California advocating the need to decriminalise marijuana for medical purposes and the need to study the effects of the present war on illegal drugs in Ireland. Vincent Lavery has written extensively on the state of the present war on illegal drugs in Ireland and the United States. He also helped with Bobby Kennedy's White House bid.
John McCarthy: He writes for the Cork Indepedent and is a Mental Health campaigner who is suffering from motor neuron disease and uses cannabis to manage his pain and treat spasticity in his muscles