Kevin Sabet

University of Florida / Smart Approaches to Marijuana

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Kevin Sabet is Director of the Drug Policy Institute at the University of Florida and President and CEO of Project SAM (Smart Approached to Marijuana). He is the author of Reefer Sanity: Seven Great Myths about Marijuana. A former senior policy advisor to President Obama's Drug Czar from 2009-2011, he also served in the Bush and Clinton Administrations.

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