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Amendment 3


MAPA Position on Amendment 3 - Paper


For more information on the adverse effects of legalization:

https://learnaboutsam.org/wp-content/uploads/2021/06/Quick-Facts-copy-v4.pdf 

For a summary of the link between the opening of dispensaries and crime:

https://learnaboutsam.org/wp-content/uploads/2022/03/DispensaryLocalImpact.pdf 

For information on the rising potency of marijuana and its relationship to adverse mental and physical health:
https://learnaboutsam.org/wp-content/uploads/2021/04/Final-Marijuana-Potency-Handout.pdf

https://www.psychologytoday.com/us/blog/abcs-child-psychiatry/202209/houston-we-have-cannabis-problem

For more information about how legalization exacerbates the opioid epidemic:

https://learnaboutsam.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/02/November-2018-Opioid-One-Pager2.pdf 

To learn more about why legalization fails to advance racial equity:

https://learnaboutsam.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/Social-Justice-one-pager.pdf 

To learn more about the myths of tax revenues:

https://learnaboutsam.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/05/BudgetTalkingPoints-004.pdf

https://learnaboutsam.org/wp-content/uploads/2022/02/Revenues-vs-Reality.pdf

This op-ed by Kevin Sabet, the president of SAM, debunks the claim that legalization has widespread support:

https://www.newsweek.com/public-polling-marijuana-more-complicated-you-may-realize-opinion-1683422

Legalization No Cure for Black Market in Pot | City Journal:
https://www.city-journal.org/legalization-no-cure-for-black-market-in-pot