Deputy Director, Show-Me Cannabis
Amber Iris Langston has been an advocate of drug policy reform for over a decade, attaining her first campaign-related success when she was a student directing the 2004 municipal petition effort to decriminalize minor possession and create protections for medical marijuana patients in Columbia, Missouri.
In 2006, Ms. Langston joined the Board of Directors and later, staff of Students for Sensible Drug Policy, serving as national outreach director and international liaison. In 2010, Amber spent time working as the media liaison for California’s legalization effort Proposition 19, followed by a brief position as field coordinator for Americans for Safe Access, advocating on behalf of medical cannabis patients around the world.
In 2011, Amber heeded the call to return to her native state of Missouri to work on placing a full marijuana legalization measure on the statewide ballot. Ms. Langston currently lives in Kansas City, MO, and serves as the Deputy Director of Show-Me Cannabis, the organization working to end cannabis prohibition in Missouri. Ms. Langston is an experienced public speaker, and regularly appears in local television, radio and newspaper interviews.