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SAM's leaders are among the world's most prominent voices calling for science-based marijuana education and awareness. About Us

Preventing Big Tobacco 2.0

The marijuana industry is likely to be the Big Tobacco of our time. Let's prevent another industry from profiting off of addiction. Read more here.

Putting Public Health First

We stand with every major medical association when we say marijuana can be harmful. Read about the latest science and read why legalization is not working in U.S. states.

Advocating for Legal Reform

Just because legalization is a bad idea, it doesn't mean we need to incarcerate users or give out criminal records. There is a middle ground between the extremes. Read more here.

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  • New Poll: Nevada Hispanics Oppose Question 2

    71% of likely Hispanic voters surveyed said they would vote “No” this November FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 26, 2016 Contact: Austin Galovski Email: austin.galovski@curastrategies.com  +1 (585) 305-4070 [Las Vegas, NV] – A poll of 400 Hispanic Nevada voters reveals significant concerns over Question 2, which would legalize the non-medical use of marijuana for anyone 21 years […]

  • Rate of workers testing positive for marijuana use up 47% since 2013, says major U.S. drug testing firm

    Rate of workers testing positive for marijuana use up 47% in since 2013, says major U.S. drug testing firm  Surge in positive results accompanies expanding marijuana legalization policies For Immediate Release September 19, 2016 ALEXANDRIA, VA – A new report, released recently by major drug testing firm Quest Diagnostics, reveals a 47% spike in the rate of positive […]

  • New Poll: Support for Proposition 64 Support Falls Sharply as California Voters Learn More Details about Corporate-Friendly Measure

    New Poll: Support for Proposition 64 Support Falls Sharply as California Voters Learn More Details about Corporate-Friendly Measure FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 12, 2016 [Alexandria, VA] – A new poll on California’s Proposition 64 shows weakening support among California voters as they learn more about the measure’s corporate-friendly details — including provisions that could allow […]