The 16th Annual Middlesex County Prevention Education Summit will be held on Friday, June 15, 2018.
The event’s theme is “Perspectives on Marijuana Legalization" and it will be held at the Middlesex County Fire Academy, 1001 Fire Academy Drive, Sayreville, NJ.
The Summit will feature welcoming remarks by Andrew Carey, Middlesex County Prosecutor. He will be followed with a keynote address of by Kevin Sabet of Smart Approaches to Marijuana (SAM), who will speak to “Perspectives on Marijuana Legalization.”
Following the keynote, John Zebrowski, Chief of Police at Sayreville Police Department will provide “A Law Enforcement Perspective” on the current efforts to legalize marijuana in New Jersey.
The event will also feature a presentation by a representative from the Rocky Mountain High Intensity Drug Trafficking Area (HIDTA) who will provide a Colorado Perspective on that state’s experience with the legalization of marijuana. And finally, the event will close with a panel of speakers who will discuss “The Pros & Cons of Recreational Marijuana Legalization - A personal Perspective”.
Exhibitors will be able to set up tables in order to provide additional information and resources. Individuals interested in attending the event must register in advance. Online registration is available at www.wellspringprevention.org/2018-summit. There is a $15 fee to attend the conference, and a $50 fee to exhibit.
Five (5) CEUs will be available to attendees for CADC, LACDC, CPS, MFT, LPC, LAC and LRC credentials. The Summit will also offer continuing nursing education credits through Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital.
The conference is sponsored by: the Middlesex County Prosecutor’s Office, Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital, the Middlesex County Municipal Alliance Program, the Governor’s Council on Alcoholism and Drug Abuse, and the Wellspring Center for Prevention