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Legalized pot would mean more addiction

Published: Oct 2nd, 2013

“The war on drugs has failed” is a mantra often heard in policy and media circles these days. But not only is the phrase outdated (the 1980s called — they […]

State and Federal Marijuana Laws

Published: Sep 16th, 2013

Witnesses, including UF’s Dr. Kevin Sabet, testified about conflicts between state and federal law regarding the use, sale and distribution of marijuana, particularly for medicinal purposes.

Senate panel clears the air on marijuana laws

Published: Sep 11th, 2013

Dr. Kevin Sabet, Assistant Professor at UF and Founder of Project SAM weighs in on marijuana policy at a Senate Panel

Legalize pot? No, reform laws

Published: Nov 27th, 2012

By Kevin A. Sabet, PhD, Special to CNN Kevin Sabet, PhD served as a senior drug policy adviser in the Obama administration. He is an assistant professor and director of […]


Weed wars: If states legalize marijuana, will feds still crack down or steer clear?

Published: Nov 6th, 2012

Dr. Kevin A. Sabet, former senior drug policy advisor to the Obama Administration and director of the Drug Policy Institute at the University of Florida, predicts a far different law-enforcement […]

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Drug Policy and the Obama Administration: A Reason Debate

Published: Oct 30th, 2012

This week, UF Drug Policy Institute’s Kevin Sabet and Drug Policy Alliance’s Ethan Nadelmann debate marijuana politics.


Published: Aug 31st, 2012

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Our Fellows

Our Fellows

Published: Aug 31st, 2012

The Institute is led by Kevin A. Sabet, PhD, a drug policy practitioner who has served in The White House under Presidents Clinton and Bush, and most recently as Senior […]

Mission Statement

Published: Aug 31st, 2012

The mission of the IDP is to provide policy-relevant material to lawmakers and the general public in the field of substance use, abuse, and addiction. Currently, there are only a […]

About Us

Published: Aug 31st, 2012

University of Florida Institute for Drug Policy (Department of Psychiatry) The UF Institute for Drug Policy (IDP) serves the state of Florida, the Nation, and the global community in delivering […]