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Understanding Marijuana

Protecting Potential: Building Resilience through Marijuana Prevention

Empowering Communities to Prevent Marijuana Misuse.

Marijuana Curriculum for Parents and TeensSubstance Use Risk Assessment

Marijuana Facts and Quit Resources

Know the facts in order to dramatically decrease the incidence of adolescent marijuana and substance use disorder, mental illness, and suicide, to allow our youth to live productive, happy lives.

Substance Use Risk Assessment
For Parents
Marijuana Talk Kit
For Parents
Cannabis Conversations
For Parents
Marijuana Curriculum for Parents and Teens
For Parents and Teens
How To Help Your Friends
For Teens

Lessons learned from legalized states.

Luke Niforatos
Executive Vice President
Smart Approaches to Marijuana

Luke Niforatos serves as the Executive Vice President at Smart Approaches to Marijuana (SAM), described by the New York Times as the “well-coordinated opposition” to legalization. Luke’s background is in nonprofit community healthcare, having helped manage Federally Qualified Health Centers and worked on health disparities. At SAM, Luke serves as the principal deputy to the CEO in his roles, manages the day to day operations of the organization, and serves as a spokesman on marijuana issues.

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