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

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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.

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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.

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

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April 19, 2018 in Uncategorized

BREAKING: New Study Finds Marijuana Legalization Will Cost Illinois $670 Million

Today, the day before the unofficial “marijuana holiday,” Healthy and Productive Illinois (HPIL) –…

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April 13, 2018 in Uncategorized

Statement from SAM President Kevin Sabet Regarding Reported Deal Between President Trump and Senator Cory Gardner 

Contact: Colton Grace Colton@learnaboutsam.org (864) 492-6719 [Alexandria, VA] – Today,…

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April 2, 2018 in Uncategorized

Statement from SAM President Kevin Sabet Regarding New Studies Purporting Marijuana Legalization As Aid to Opioid Epidemic

[Alexandria, VA] – Today, Smart Approaches to Marijuana (SAM) issued…

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March 27, 2018 in Uncategorized

NJ-RAMP Coalition Members To Testify At NJ Legislative Black Caucus Hearing On Marijuana Legalization

Elizabeth, NJ — Today, New Jersey Responsible Approaches to Marijuana…

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