To learn from the success and failures in reducing marijuana use, sales, trafficking, production, and related issues, so that an effective Marijuana Policy and Strategy Guide may be produced and shared across America in order to measurably reduce the impact of marijuana and reverse current efforts to legitimize the drug.


The conference will cover a wide variety of topics addressing what works and what does not work in terms of drug policy at the state and the national level.  


Topics include:


•   Prevention

•   Treatment

•   Criminalization

•   Mental Health, Recovery

•   Drug Policy

•   Legislative Issues

•   Law Enforcement Perspective

•   Faith Based Outreach

•   Community Advocacy


For more, visit the ISSUES page on this site. 

The Coalition for a Drug Free California,

in partnership with the 

Drug Free America Foundation, is hosting

the 1st Annual National Marijuana Policy and Strategy Conference.

The conference will feature speakers whose expertise is unparalleled and widely recognized.   For a partial list of confirmed speakers, please refer to the speaker page on this site.

Elected officials, law enforcement executives, members of the community and the news media will also be attending.





Who should attend?


Elected officials, law enforcement, clergy, health care, youth serving organizations, anti-drug coalitions, media, businesses leaders, school officials, parent support organizations, treatment and addiction specialists


The conference is being held in Rancho Cucamonga, California, conveniently located minutes from the Ontario International Airport (ONT) and adjacent to Interstate 10 and 15.


Victoria Gardens Cultural Center

12505 Cultural Center Drive

Rancho Cucamonga, CA






Hotel accommodations:

Sheraton Four Points

11960 Foothill Blvd. 

Rancho Cucamonga, CA  91739


Conference rate available. 

Sheraton Four Points is almost booked solid!  

More options near by are:

Hyatt Place Ontario/Rancho Cucamonga (909) 980-2200

Ayres Inn And Suites Ontario At The Mills Mall (909) 987-5940

Hilton Garden Inn Ontario/Rancho Cucamonga (909) 481-1800

Embassy Suites Ontario
Airport (909) 605-0281


Conference Speakers

Click on photos for Bio page

Conference Venue & Hotel

Sponsored by: 

Keynote Speaker

The Honorable Jackie Lacey

Los Angeles County District Attorney