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

August 3, 2020

BREAKING: New Colorado Data Show Youth Marijuana Use Increasing Since 2017

Today, a new survey released by the state of Colorado…

July 21, 2020

New Study: Marijuana Legalization and Normalization is Reversing Decades of Declines in Youth Marijuana Use

A study recently released by the University of Washington finds…

July 16, 2020

Diverse Group of Top Researchers and Scientists Send Joe Biden Letter Commending Pro-Science Stance on Marijuana Policy

A broad, diverse group of renowned scientists, led by the…

July 15, 2020

SAM Partners with Social Justice Organizations to Launch #DecriminalizeDontLegalize Campaign

In partnership with the NAACP Illinois State Conference and other…

June 23, 2020

New Report: California Regulations Fail to Protect Youth From Marijuana Industry

A new study compiled by the Public Health Institute, a…

June 23, 2020

New Study: Use of High Potency Marijuana Increases Risk of Anxiety Disorders

Today’s highly potent marijuana drastically increases the risk of mental…



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