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Does Medical Marijuana Reduce Prescription Opiate Deaths?

Published: August 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 […]

Speakers in Aspen contend big money is moving into pot industry

Published: June 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 […]

Warnings big business plans to take over legal marijuana industry

Published: June 17th, 2014

There’s a new gold rush in America’s west, where marijuana prohibition is coming to an end. Next month, Washington State will be the second jurisdiction to fully legalize cannabis. There’s […]

Why You Should Be Alarmed About Marijuana Legalization, According to a Former Obama Drug Adviser

Published: May 30th, 2014

Marijuana legalization poses a significant health risk to America’s youth—and many parents have no clue about the consequences, says a former Obama administration drug policy adviser Kevin Sabet, PhD.

Cannabinoid receptor research outlines why pot may work as medicine

Published: April 14th, 2014

Kevin Sabet, director of the University of Florida’s Drug Policy Institute, agrees that the cannabinoid system offers promising targets for medical research. But that “doesn’t justify smoking marijuana any more […]

Inaugural Drug Policy Symposium 2014

Published: April 3rd, 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 […]

Marijuana In Iowa

Published: April 3rd, 2014

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 […]

Medical Cannabis In North Carolina

Published: March 31st, 2014

On March 31, we heard from avid proponents about their view of the alleged medicine. On this Charlotte Talks we hear from one of the nation’s foremost drug policy advisors, […]

Drug Policy Symposium held at the Addiction Health Summit 2014

Published: March 1st, 2014

The Florida chapter of the American Society of Addiction Medicine (FSAM) and Florida Medical Professionals Group (FMPG) welcomed UF Health, the UF Drug Policy Institute and the Florida Alcohol and […]

2014 Addiction Health Summit

Published: February 18th, 2014

February 27 – March 1, 2014 The Florida chapter of the American Society of Addiction Medicine (FSAM) and Florida Medical Professionals Group (FMPG) welcome UF Health, the UF Drug Policy […]