MPHA officially supports SAM Maine

The Maine Public Health Association officially declares its support of SAM Maine and its goals to educate Mainers on the science of today’s marijuana and to warn them of the social costs Big Marijuana would bring to Maine.

LEWISTON – Friday, the Maine Public Health Association formally declared its alignment and partnership with SAM Maine (Smart Approaches to Marijuana), the Maine affiliate of Project SAM. MPHA endorses the four main goals of SAM Maine while and is in agreement that a policy of marijuana legalization would not solve any associated issues, but would instead create or increase existing public health problems.
“We join SAM Maine in rejecting a policy of marijuana legalization that would bring Big Marijuana to Maine.” commented MPHA Executive Director, Tina Pettingill. “We believe that establishing another legal drug industry in Maine will only increase the massive social and healthcare costs”

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