Marijuana and Social Justice

We believe marijuana policy should reflect true social justice for all communities.


Marijuana and COVID-19

Marijuana worsens symptoms related to COVID-19, and keeping marijuana stores open threatens public health.

The False Dichotomy of Legalization and Criminalization

Kevin Sabet | TEDxPrincetonU

Big Tobacco, Pharma, and Alcohol are taking over marijuana. Learn more.

The Money Trail: Where Big Pot Meets Big Politics

44% of Americans say they would be less likely to support a candidate who took money from the pot industry.
Has your member of Congress taken money from the marijuana industry?

SAM News

September 28, 2020

SAM Releases Fourth Annual Report on Harms of Marijuana Legalization

Ahead of the first presidential debate, Smart Approaches to Marijuana…
September 17, 2020

House Leadership Cancels Vote on Marijuana Legalization Bill

Today, after weeks of pushback, House Democratic leaders canceled a…
September 17, 2020

Monitoring the Future: Marijuana use among young adults has reached an all-time high

Marijuana use among young adults (aged 18-28) has reached an…
September 16, 2020

Coalition of Thirty Groups Send Letter in Opposition to MORE Act to US House Leadership

Today, a coalition of social justice, drug prevention, recovery, family,…
September 14, 2020

New HHS Data Shows Marijuana Usage Increases Across the Board, Especially Youth Marijuana Addiction

US Health Department also singles out Colorado in its report…
August 26, 2020

Marijuana Workforce Positivity Rates Skyrocketing in Legal States

National data released by Quest Diagnostics found that rates of…



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