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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 here.

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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  • Kevin Sabet before the Caucus on International Narcotics Control

    Kevin Sabet testifies before the United States Senate Caucus on International Narcotics Control.

  • Marijuana Had a Really Bad Week

    By Scott Gagnon, Published: June 29, 2015 Last week was a pretty epic week for America in terms of civil rights and healthcare.  But, if you were someone trying to push marijuana legalization in Maine, you had a pretty bad week. There was this new report which indicates most of the conditions for which medical marijuana has been approved […]

  • SAM President Kevin Sabet gives testimony before United States Senate Caucus on International Narcotics Control

    SAM President Kevin Sabet gives testimony before United States Senate Caucus on International Narcotics Control (WASHINGTON, D.C.) — Along with other key leaders in drug policy and research, including NIDA Director Dr. Nora Volkow, FDA Deputy Director Doug Throckmorton, and DEA Deputy Assistant Administrator Joseph Rannazzisi, SAM President Dr. Kevin Sabet was invited to give oral and written testimony […]