Marijuana Law, Policy & Reform

Editor: Douglas A. Berman
Moritz College of Law

Wednesday, January 20, 2021

SAM releases notable list of 10 marijuana reform recommendations for the Biden Administration

Download (9)Smart Approaches to Marijuana (SAM), which describes itself as "the nation’s leading organization opposed to the commercialization of marijuana," today released this short report titled "TEN POINTS ON MARIJUANA REFORM: Science And Policy Recommendations For The Biden Administration."  This press release claims that the report is "centered on the President-Elect’s marijuana policy position and the platform of the Biden-Sanders Unity Task Force," and here is the list of 10 recommendations from the report:

Adjust Federal Criminal Penalties for Use; Model Law of States (Congress, DOJ, ONDCP)

Commence a Science-Based Education and Awareness Campaign to Discourage Young People from Using Marijuana and Educate Parents on Today’s High Potency THC (HHS/CDC)

Expand Options for Marijuana Researchers (Congress, HHS/NIH/NIDA/DOJ/DEA)

Publish a Surgeon General Report on the State of Science (HHS/ASH/OSG)

Appoint Bi-Partisan Commission to Examine Scheduling Options (EOP/ONDCP)

Urge Reimbursers to Treat Marijuana Use Disorder (HHS/CMS)

Fund Efforts to Monitor Youth Marijuana Marketing (HHS/CDC)

Increase Funding for Counterdrug/Marijuana Production Operations (ONDCP/HIDTA, DOJ/DEA)

Fund Data Monitoring Systems Like DAWN and ADAM (HHS/SAMHSA, DOJ/BJA)

Appoint ONDCP Director Whose Position on Marijuana is Consistent with the President-Elect, and Elevate to the Cabinet (WHO/PPO)

https://lawprofessors.typepad.com/marijuana_law/2021/01/sam-releases-notable-list-of-10-marijuana-reform-recommendations-for-the-biden-administration.html

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