Clear thinking about drug policy
Director, Drug Policy Institute and Assistant Professor, University of Florida College of Medicine, Division of Addiction Medicine, Department of Psychiatry
President, Policy Solutions Group, Inc.
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CNN Weed 3 Special Overstates Marijuana’s Medical Potential

Today, SAM (Smart Approaches to Marijuana) President Dr. Kevin A. Sabet released a statement on the CNN special, Weed 3: “Of course, we have to study marijuana to examine its medical potential. The goal, according to the Institute of Medicine, should be to develop non-smoked medications based on marijuana’s components for specific medical conditions. As the...

Momentum Growing for Pot to Be on November Ballot

By Chris Vanocur, Published: April 6, 2015 Watch the video here. COLUMBUS (Chris Vanocur) — According to a new Quinnipiac poll, a majority of Ohioans now support recreational use of pot. Not only are these poll numbers good for marijuana supporters, but their “grassroots” efforts are also collecting a lot of ballot signatures. “We’ve found in...

Poll: New Anti-Legalization Video Says Pot Is the New Tobacco. Do You Agree?

By Ricardo Baca, Published: April 10, 2015 at 4:25 PM Anti-legalization group Project SAM released a new video this week comparing marijuana’s recent rise to that of tobacco’s past ascents. The group released the video, above, in conjunction with theNational Rx Abuse Summit and the affiliated SAM Marijuana Education Summit. “I hope people realize that marijuana legalization is all about...
Kevin Sabet on The Dr. Drew Podcast

Kevin Sabet on The Dr. Drew Podcast

Kevin discusses marijuana with Dr. Drew on The Dr. Drew Podcast.
Is Legalizing Marijuana a Solution to Unfair Drug Arrests? One Opponent's Take

Is Legalizing Marijuana a Solution to Unfair Drug Arrests? One Opponent’s Take

By Kelsey Harkness, Published: January 1, 2015 One reason advocates argue for the legalization of marijuana is that arrests for possession of the drug fall disproportionately on young black men, which has the potential of ruining their lives and creating new generations of criminals. Are they right? Kevin A. Sabet, a leading voice against legalizing pot, recently spoke...
Marijuana Policy: Separating Scientific Facts from Popular Fiction

Marijuana Policy: Separating Scientific Facts from Popular Fiction

Today, 17 states and the District of Columbia have decriminalized marijuana, four states have legalized the drug, and 23 states have passed so-called “medical marijuana” laws – despite the fact – that it is properly listed as a Schedule I controlled dangerous substance and the FDA does not recognize marijuana as a drug. Big marijuana...

Kevin Sabet on CBS 2 Iowa; speaking at Kirkwood College

Watch here. CEDAR RAPIDS, IA – (CBS2/FOX28) Kevin Sabet is on a national tour, fighting a powerful opponent .. pot. The former member of drug policy teams for both the Bush and Obama White House says the first domino has fallen as states like Colorado legalize marijuana and he wants Iowans, who may be on...

Kevin Sabet debates Dan Riffle on C-SPAN’s Washington Journal

Dr. Kevin Sabet, joins the Marijuana Policy Project’s Dan Riffle on C-SPAN’s Washington Journal to discuss the recreational sales of marijuana in Colorado. Watch here.
Kevin Sabet on BBC World News

Kevin Sabet on BBC World News

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Kevin Sabet joins Canada's CTV News

Kevin Sabet joins Canada’s CTV News

Sabet talks about the use of legal recreational pot in Colorado. Watch here.
Kevin Sabet on Al Jazeera's Inside Story

Kevin Sabet on Al Jazeera’s Inside Story

Kevin Sabet joins directors of the Drug Policy Project and LEAP on Al Jazeera America’s Inside Story to discuss marijuana legalization in the United States. Watch here.

Kevin Sabet discusses legalization on Fox News Chicago

Watch: Kevin Sabet discusses legalization on Fox News Chicago