SAM in the National Review

Slowing the Growth of Weed NRPLUS MAGAZINE DECEMBER 19, 2022, ISSUE By RACHEL LU Why voters in Arkansas and the Dakotas said no to recreational pot For a time, it looked as if the debate about marijuana might just be over. Colorado legalized recreational marijuana in 2012. Over the next decade, 20 more states followed suit. The public […]

President Biden Signs SAM-Drafted Marijuana Research Bill into Law

(Washington, DC) — Today, President Joe Biden signed the groundbreaking, bipartisan Medical Marijuana and Cannabidiol Research Expansion Act (H.R. 8454) into law. This marks the first time marijuana reform has been made into law in United States history. The President’s signing comes after the House of Representatives and Senate passed the legislation by a 325-90 […]

Biden Department of Justice Releases Memo Outlining Concerns About SAFE Banking Act

Official Release (Washington, DC) –– Today, the Biden Administration Department of Justice (DOJ) released a memo detailing their concerns about the SAFE Banking Act. Among the DOJ’s chief worries is that SAFE Banking could protect illegal criminal enterprises from being prosecuted for money laundering, a concern long expressed by Smart Approaches to Marijuana (SAM). These […]