Remember Big Tobacco? They're Back.

It's Time To Put People Before Profit.

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.

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, doesn't mean we need to incarcerate users or give out criminal records. There is a middle ground between the extremes.

Where We Focus

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

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The False Dichotomy of Legalization and Criminalization | Kevin Sabet | TEDxPrincetonU

Lessons Learned From Marijuana Legalization in Four U.S. States and D.C.

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What Are the Costs of Legalization?

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June 13, 2018 in Uncategorized

Statement from SAM President Kevin Sabet Regarding Defeat of Banking Amendment

Today, the House Appropriations Committee voted down the Joyce amendment…

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June 13, 2018 in Uncategorized

FIRST PREVIEW: SAM Dedicates World Drug Day to The Dedicated Volunteers Spreading Awareness of the Dangers of Marijuana

In honor of the upcoming World Drug Day – or…

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June 8, 2018 in Uncategorized

SAM Praises Results From California, Massachusetts Votes

Today, Smart Approaches to Marijuana (SAM) celebrates the results of…

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June 8, 2018 in Uncategorized

SAM Expanding, Hiring, Opening New Offices

More details soon, but check out this time-lapse of our…

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