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

January 15, 2021

Massive Study: Marijuana Use in Vets Overwhelmingly Associated with Negative Outcomes

A systematic review of over 500 studies on marijuana use…
January 12, 2021

New HHS Data Shows Significant Youth Drug Use Increases in Legalized States

State-level data from the National Survey on Drug Use and…
January 12, 2021

Connecticut Governor Ned Lamont Calls for Marijuana Legalization in State of State Address; SAM Responds

Connecticut Governor Ned Lamont called upon the state to commercialize…
January 12, 2021

SAM Responds to Governor Andrew Cuomo’s Call for Legalization

As part of the rollout of his agenda for the…
December 15, 2020

Benchmark Youth Drug Use Survey Finds Ongoing Upward Trends in Daily Marijuana Use Over Time, While Other Use Remains Steady Versus 2019

New data released today from the University of Michigan's Monitoring…
December 4, 2020

MORE Act Passes House in Useless Show Vote; Bill Faces Zero Support in Senate & White House

The United States House of Representatives passed the MORE Act, a…



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