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1st Annual Drug Policy Symposium 2014

2014 Addiction Health Summit is a three-day conference that brings together a variety of addiction arenas. See videos from this years event here, Kevin Sabet, Ph.D. gives the opening remarks […]


Former US Drug Czar presents at the Opening of the UF Drug Policy Institute

Left to right: John Harden, Darryl Rouson, Bob DuPont M.D., Mark Gold M.D., Kevin Sabet Ph.D., Gil Kerliowske, Scott Teitelbaum, M.D. UF Drug Policy Institute Grand Opening The UF Drug […]

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The UF Drug Policy Institute (DPI)

The UF Drug Policy Institute (DPI) serves the state of Florida, the Nation, and the global community in delivering evidence-based, policy-relevant, information to policymakers, practitioners, scholars, and the community to […]

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Does Medical Marijuana Reduce Prescription Opiate Deaths?

Aug 24th, 2014

Does Medical Marijuana Reduce Prescription Opiate Deaths? Kevin A. Sabet, PhD (Director) and Stacy Salomonsen-Sautel, PhD A recent article in the Journal of the American Medical Association claims that medical […]

Marijuana advocates submit petition signatures for D.C. ballot initiative

Jul 8th, 2014

Kevin A. Sabet, Assistant Professor at the University of Florida and a co-founder of Project SAM (Smart Approaches to Marijuana), said he also expects a strong grass-roots effort against full […]


Speakers in Aspen contend big money is moving into pot industry

Jun 30th, 2014

Ben Cort, of the Center for Dependency, Addiction and Rehabilitation in Denver, and Kevin Sabet, director of the Drug Policy Institute at the University of Florida, predicted that Colorado will […]

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