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Medical Marijuana Documentary Movie Night

Please attend a FREE screening of two documentaries about medical marijuana. Friday November 2, 2007 at the 5th Avenue Cinemas on the PSU campus.
510 SW Hall Street, Portland, Oregon. 7PM start time.
Please join us for a documentary movie night
about medical marijuana on Friday November 2nd, 2007.

This event is sponsored by the MPP, the Marijuana
Policy Project. There will be informational handouts,
brochures, and activism opportunities.
For further info about MPP, go to  http://www.mpp.org

Friday November 2nd
5th Ave Cinemas
Portland State University Campus
510 SW Hall Street

Admission to this event is FREE

WAITING TO INHALE 74 Minutes 2005
Directed by Jed Riffe

IN POT WE TRUST 88 MInutes 2007
Directed by Star Price

WAITING TO INHALE examines the heated debate
surrounding marijuana and its use as medicine in the
United States. As seriously ill patients demand laws
to protect their right to use medical marijuana,
opponents claim their argument is just a smokescreen
for a different agenda--to legalize the drug
altogether. How did America go from Reefer Madness
mania to permitting the first clinical trials using
smoked cannabis in decades? And what evidence is there
that marijuana can alleviate the devastating symptoms
of AIDS, cancer and multiple sclerosis? Waiting to
Inhale takes the viewer from underground pot clubs to
the U. S. Supreme Court; from an Israeli scientists
laboratory to massive government-approved marijuana
greenhouses outside London. The film goes inside the
lives of patients who have been forever changed by
illness--and parents who have lost children to drug
overdoses and believe marijuana is the culprit. Above
all, Waiting to Inhale sheds new light on the
controversy and presents shocking new evidence that
marijuana could hold a big stake in the future of

The medical use of marijuana is examined from every
side of a very complex issue with this documentary
that charts the suffering of four chronically ill
patients whose reliance on the illegal drug as a pain
killer is in jeopardy due to federal anti-narcotic
legislation. Also follows a day in the life of a DEA
agent. Reform organizations, prohibitionist groups,
politicians, drug war critics, scientists, and
celebrities all get their say in this fascinating
analysis. Produced for Showtime.

See you there!