11 Sep Five Basic Rules For How To Behave At A Drugs Policy Conference

1. Don’t turn up late.

2. Don’t turn up stoned.

3. Don’t say that you’re there to advocate cannabis law reform and then give a long list of all the other drugs that you’ve taken.

4. Don’t say that cannabis was the “gateway” to all these other drugs.

5. Don’t drone and ramble on incoherently until the chair tells you to stop.

Derek and I both held our heads in our hands and nearly wept!

No, no names, not even a hint but please, if you can’t avoid these fundamental mistakes it’s probably better just to sit quietly and listen.