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November 17, 2017 in SAM in the Press

Amid talk of legalizing marijuana, one expert says ‘slow down’

NorthJersey.com reports: Sabet, an author, consultant, and former adviser to three…

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November 7, 2017 in SAM’s News

Smart Approaches to Marijuana Launches National Driving Campaign “High Means DUI”

  SAM Launches National Campaign “High Means DUI” to Raise…

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November 3, 2017 in SAM’s News

National Marijuana Policy Organization Applauds Veto of Marijuana Legalization in Maine

Legislation would have permitted pot clubs and could have allowed…

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November 1, 2017 in SAM’s News

SAM Applauds FDA Action on Medical Pot Companies Making Dishonest Medical Claims

SAM and partners have been urging action;  FDA sends warning…

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