TEN POINTS ON MARIJUANA REFORM:

Science and Policy Recommendations for the Biden Administration

 

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.

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The False Dichotomy of Legalization and Criminalization

Kevin Sabet | TEDxPrincetonU

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

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?

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October 22, 2021

Connecticut House Minority Leader Vincent Candelora Receives Patrick J. Kennedy Advocate of the Year Award

(Alexandria, VA) - Today, Smart Approaches to Marijuana (SAM), the…
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October 22, 2021

Colorado Speaker of the House Alec Garnett Receives Patrick J. Kennedy Advocate of the Year Award

(Alexandria, VA) - Today, Smart Approaches to Marijuana (SAM), the…
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August 20, 2021

New Grant Allows SAM to Establish Statewide Education Campaign in New Mexico

Today, Smart Approaches to Marijuana (SAM) — the nation’s leading…
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July 30, 2021

U.S. House Passes Spending Bill Full of Pot Industry Giveaways

Yesterday afternoon, the United States House of Representatives passed a…
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July 14, 2021

Federal Marijuana Legalization Discussion Bill Unveiled; Marijuana Researchers Urge Public Health and Safety Regulations

Today, a much-anticipated discussion draft of a bill to legalize…
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June 25, 2021

UN World Drug Report Calls for Global Ban on Marijuana Advertising & THC Potency Caps

Laments Historically Low Rate of Perceived Harm from Marijuana Use…

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