Debate on the Legalization of Marijuana

Wed, 04/05/2017 - 3:51pm -- lwhite

Join us at the Casino Theater on Wednesday, May 31 at 6:30 pm when the Redwood hosts a debate on the legalization of marijuana. The debate will be held by a panel of two experts, Jared Moffat, Director of Regulate Rhode Island and Michael C. Cerullo, Jr., LMHC, a substance abuse Adjunct Scholar with the RI Center for Freedom & Prosperity.

The debate is free and all are welcome. Please call 401.847.0295, ext. 112 for reservations.



Jared Moffat is the Director of Regulate Rhode Island, a coalition of community leaders, organizations, and residents who support replacing the illegal marijuana market with a system that regulates marijuana similarly to alcohol. Jared graduated from Brown University in 2013 where he served as president of the school’s Students for Sensible Drug Policy chapter. For nearly a decade, Jared has been a vocal advocate for ending the war on drugs and replacing punitive policies with an approach based in compassion, science, health, and human rights.  




Michael C. Cerullo, Jr., LMHC, is a substance abuse Adjunct Scholar with the RI Center for Freedom & Prosperity.  As a Psychotherapist in private practice, he evaluates and treats adolescent and emerging adults, includinghundreds involved with DCYF; Family Court; the justice system; and residential rehab programs. A nationally certified trainer in Youth and Adult Mental Health First Aid, Mike also conducts continuing education workshops for the RIC Graduate School of Social Work; the RI Child Welfare Institute and the RI State Police.  

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Wednesday, May 31, 2017 - 6:30pm to 8:30pm