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Kevin Sabet Brings ‘Reefer Madness Roadshow’ To Oregon


kevin sabet oregon marijuanaKevin Sabet is the front man for marijuana prohibition these days. Kevin Sabet tries as hard as he can to appear to be just a normal guy trying to educate people about marijuana, but in reality he is Henry Anslinger reincarnated. Kevin Sabet is on a crusade to keep marijuana prohibition in place at all costs, even if it includes sounding like an idiot over, and over, and over.

Kevin Sabet recently visited my home state of Oregon to talk to members of the Oregon Legislature. Public testimony wasn’t allowed, so it was just Kevin Sabet spreading reefer madness at the Oregon capital, with a little bit of a question and answer session afterwards. I was hoping to attend the event, but as is always the case, I had to work. But I did follow the testimony on social media, which revealed that Kevin Sabet is still using the same old, weak arguments he has been using for years now.

To paraphrase Russ Belville, Kevin Sabet basically told the Oregon Legislature that a marijuana legalization initiative is imminent in Oregon, and that the Legislature should do nothing except hope that voters in Oregon don’t approve it. Why Kevin Sabet flew all the way out to Salem, Oregon to give such horrible advice is anyone’s guess?

You can read Kevin Sabet’s entire testimony at this link here. Feel free to pause from time to time while reading it to bring yourself back to reality. One of my favorite things about this event was reading on Noelle Crombie’s twitter that Russ Belville put a flyer on every chair before Kevin Sabet’s testimony. Not allowing public comments was harsh, but as we all know, there are ways around it! I can’t wait until future generations look back on Kevin Sabet, and label him as the fear mongering reefer madness enthusiast that he really is.


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  1. LegalizeFlorida: Time is a gift for most people, but for some, it can be a curse. And I’m not sure how to use a curse well. :)

  2. You just needed to excersize that little bit of faith you have in your heart. They are all Roman Catholics, Jesuits pretenders… on a Global Mission.. new age mercenaries… trying to keep a irond hand over the people for quick depopulations if needed and reaping all profits during all “opportunities of disasters” while their insurance empire and bank accounts are synchronized with a web of lies and factual legal documentations. Its so sad to know I am who I am and what I have become. These bastards (some of them run the fraternities within the churchs, like nights of colombus, and they network with all other masons n head “martyrs” building their loyal reputations to their brotherhood… now a sisterhood has ben commenced aswell to quiet the curious ladies trying to figure out why for so long they hav no masonry or such networks of high power in the world.

    You guys have done quite well. I can easily figure out (give me a few days or minutes lol) who is the culprit for his being within UF’s Medical School of Psychiatry. I have a team of gurus undercover that can filter a fly out of the sky in the night.

    I bid them farewell… their exhausting and daunting efforts to continue to undermine our society, our friends and families, has run dry. They an try what they want. The war is over. The transition of smart men helping weak men and punishing evil men to reform a proper meritocracy has begun in spiritual format.

    Please continue to not give up. You have all done far more than anyone can give you credit for. You have created a spiritual energy, karmatic energy.. a Godly credit system, use it wisely, like the “universe” and NEVER stop your energy.. it is good, real good.

  3. Maybe @RoyBlack the UM Law Professor that just helped Justin Beiber can chime in on this… unless he’s a fan of pleading the 5th, to drama questions that could shift a major paradigm across Florida… oh no oh my… lulz

  4. He’s a co-founder… lol… the main energy that started the seed in the mental mind of legality was produced via Empathy. Lets not throw ANY human under the bus even the evil ones are simply sick… this cat is one of those sick folks messed up by society which was molded to control us…. if we want him to change… to forgive himself… we need to always offer empathy.. or else, his survival will be brutal…. good energy makes more good energy. Please stand united with facts. our country and globe and sisters n brothers need us to be strong.

    The Home Of The Brave!

  5. We all know they have plenty money and swindle many with cancer or many that go to jail for it…. they hide it in non profits, and use church funds (private schools attached to these churches pay no taxes and steal and use the money like criminal gangs FOR lobbying etc which is legal bribery) at times to go against the will of the people. They also use heavy Donations funding by the Big Pharma and Big Guns and Big Alcohol and Big Tobacco.. who ever is on those boards of directors has a serious problem coming their way on the South East side of USA….. I can feel it in the air…. I guess I can call myself a Super Man. I get high.

  6. lol go to facebook.com/MarihuanaNews and contribute or facebook.com/groups/PUFMM a few years back I created a group called People Uniting For Medicinal Marihuana… since the insemination, we have created a group for every state on facebook… look up your PUFMM (insert state) group and join today to network with your friends and family!!!

  7. lol even the peddlers know about this guy… I’ll go off on a limb and declare the War on Drugs is over and soon enough… The Knesset will leave Our People alone for good…. time for Synchronicity to kick up a few notches. Honorable Synchronicity… bitches.

  8. Dont look back too much.. I nailed him to the cross last year.. and since then the ripple effects have been mind blowing. Welcome to the new world.. no longer shall the people with humble power fear the evil of idiots with no honor. Namaste

  9. Hey Kevin,,Guess What,,, Time to send out those Resumes

    BREAKING NEWS,,,,,A Florida measure that would allow the use of medical marijuana has cleared its final hurdle and will be on the November ballot.

    Published: January 27, 2014 | Updated: January 27, 2014 at 02:29 PM
    TALLAHASSEE – A Florida measure that would allow the use of medical marijuana has cleared its final hurdle and will be on the November ballot.
    The state Supreme Court on Monday approved the language for the proposed constitutional amendment.
    The justices approved the ballot summary 4-3 just three days after a petition drive reached the required number of signatures to place the measure on the ballot.
    The decision is a defeat for Attorney General Pam Bondi, who challenged the ballot language by saying it’s misleading.
    Personal injury lawyer John Morgan has spent about $4 million to place the issue before voters.
    Gov. Rick Scott is opposed to medical marijuana. His Democrats challengers, state Sen. Nan Rich and former Gov. Charlie Crist, both support it.

  10. You are never too late to join discussions on The Weed Blog. I’ve seen people respond after a year has gone by, really. :)

    So, we’re talking about the addiction industry, then, a part of the maze that is big pharma, the criminal injustice system, and the anti-substance crowd. Mr. Sembler, a Romney supporter, even has his own Wikipedia page. And he’s a former Ambassador to boot! But the dude is 84 years old, so…

    Thanks for the post!

  11. probably joining this too late, but i think i can inform you all about dr. kevin sabet and SAM. the primary funders for SAM are, not only Kennedy money, and patrick has a trust as does his cousin christopher lawford but also and much more importantly, the husband and wife team of MEL and BETTY SEMBLER. if you’ve never heard of them google and check them out. the semblers ran a rehab chain out of florida called STRAIGHT INC. eventually closed down for egregious child abuse. the semblers raised money for bush campaigns especially W. and Jeb in florida. this is the money that bought Dr. Sabet’s SAM and his phony academic position at the university. it also bought the poison pen of canadian david frum. most if not all state prohibition efforts have sembler money involved.

  12. well mr sabet another so called proffesional who is full of misinformed facts the way he keeps saying how addictive weed is even though studys have found no proof of this and how he says that there are no medical beniffits to using all of the plants if thats the case how come over the pond in my country britain GW phamicuticals have spent millions of pounds bringing there mary jane product sativex to the uk medical market at exteame prices so much so that most local health authoritys cant afford to prescibbe it to patients this product is made from extrated plants as they were unable to sinthesize it so instead our so wise a goverment have issued them a license to grow tons of the plant to extract it for there super expensive product thats right no matter how luidicruss that sounds the only leagal access we have over here is that , so they are allowed to grow and extract the properties needed and sell them on at silly money but if u were to grow your own for self administration u would b breaking the law! also to argue a point he also made in how is causes more problems to mental health ie sycosis or dumbing down of intelligence GW phamicuticals have just spent a yr on tests with one half of patients taking sativex and the other on a placebo to see if there were any changes in mental heath issues and surprisingly enough there wernt so that blows another anti weed myth out. I still find it amazing that in modern day sociaty they keep putting down a medicine that most people could grow themselfs and has many healing properties and all thats needed to access them is to grow n feed the plant crop it and use in your preffered manor nothing added, when looked apon like so its no wonder the worlds leading drug companys what to keep it away from joe public as there lose in profits from all the medication that would not be used would make there share holders cringe. But things seem to be changing for the better world wide now so maybee in the not so distance future i will be able to stop taking my prescibed medication and grow my own more bennafital medication without fear of my door coming in again and another arrest for cultivation then i could truely know what i was taking and what went into growing it unlike i do now and anyone with a half decent iq can see how riddiculas proabittion is after all it worked well in your past with alchahol NOT

  13. You know what? I really don’t give a FUCK what you think! Someone who’s too fuckin LAZY to look shit up for themselves!

  14. Right. Sometimes “a cigar is just a cigar.” But that doesn’t mean these guys aren’t cynical opportunistic assholes. Of course they are.

  15. Kushington Budz III on

    This joker is a idiot wrapped in a morron, I only have 2 words to describe Kevin Sabet….COCK SUCKER. now for pro pot issues and attire follow my InstaGram @kushingtonbudziii website under construction… Keep Puffing my friendz

  16. Thanks man… I appreciate your response. Not EVERYTHING has to be this huge “Conspiracy Theory”. Some things ARE straight up! Thanks again

  17. What? One guy says one thing and I said ANOTHER. You OTOH, didn’t even take the time to Google the question yourself. I also provided references of my statements. SO it’s amazing that the shit that comes from someone who won’t even take the time to RESEARCH it yourself. Read the NEWEST post in this thread and then get back to me DUMBASS!

  18. Please hit me up, I am in Gainesville Florida. My Ph. #
    is 352-565-HELP. Ask for Kevin Sabet. My secretary will handle all the
    arrangement’s. I travel all around the country and need a
    reliable source where ever I am. It’s so hard for me to get, especially when
    they hear I am a Dr. in the field of “Nonsensicalology”. Please help !!. I use
    Bitcoin’s so there is no money trail to worry about.

  19. MedicalJane.com says Kennedy “has ties to the pharmaceutical industry,” and I suppose that is true, since he was a serious Oxycontin addict. But it looks like Project SAM funding is coming from community health groups, anti-tobacco groups and donations, as far as anyone can tell. Besides, Kevin Sabet says, “We have no funding. We are all volunteers.” I’m thinking he is probably telling the truth – these guys needed something to do.

  20. Him and his organization SAM. They don’t want a face to face debate. They wont allow comments on their pages from people who disagree with them. They want to operate in a vacuum of their own lies..

  21. From Wikipedia:
    “Promotional merchandise, promotional items, promotional products, promotional gifts, or advertising gifts, sometimes nicknamed swag or schwag, are articles of merchandise (often branded with a logo) used in marketing and communication programs.”

    Dang, we need to get Mr. Sabet a logo. Something that says, “Danger, all who listen here.”

  22. Its called schwag… leaves a bad taste in yer mouth and really doesn’t make ya feel any better, and the quality just never improves

  23. wowFAD: I wasn’t really thinking about using this information publicly, not really (smile). I guess I’m just tired of reading about him. I mean, at first, I was like, c’mon Kevin, come over to the bright (right) side. But now, he is just an annoying gnat. And how does one usually handle a gnat?

    And, if Mr. Sabet did speak under oath (is there any other way, when facing a US Senate subcommittee?), can’t he be prosecuted for lying? Sure, some of it is just opinion, but when he uses false facts to support his opinions, isn’t he lying?

    So, okay, leave Mr. Sabet alone. Can we, at least, name a really weak strain after him?

  24. I have a hard time wrapping my mind around all the possible special interests that are connected to Mr. Sabet. It’s a maze, within a maze, within… well, you get what I mean. I was thinking, though, that if I took LSD, I might be able to figure it all out. What say you?

    Correct me if I’m wrong, but wasn’t one of Pat Kennedy’s pill preferences Ambien? Which has been proven to have very unnatural side effects. Since he appears to be a recovering alcoholic (with the thinking that sometimes goes along with that mindset), it seems like he could put some of the blame of his disease on Ambien and other prescription drugs, along with alcohol, instead of demonizing all drugs. Doesn’t seem like a position that can be defended when we’re talking about equality — with people and drugs. (Even a paid position.)

    I’m hoping that with the ACA, a lot more information on big pharma will come to light (as if there wasn’t enough awful and tragic information already out there). See, big pharma thinks it is big enough and powerful enough to win every fight. I doubt they are worried. But, in the future, all involved in the medical industry will look back and wish they had welcomed cannabis instead of demonizing it for so long. (Damn, I almost sound like an optimist, I don’t know what’s wrong with me…)

  25. I knew he was a hack… I’ve watched interviews and read articles full of stupid shit. The shit that comes out of his mouth is HILARIOUS, it’s so dated and he actually keeps a straight face

  26. I doubt there’s any obvious trail to follow. You’d need a friend inside the University of Florida’s Medical School close to Psychiatry to find out what sort of sweetheart deal got Kevin that job — odds are very good that his faculty position came into being right about the same time some pharmeceutical company gave them a huge grant that dwarfs his salary. Maybe they even announced the job publicly and attracted qualified applicants, but the job was only ever intended for Kevin Sabet — the man has absolutely no education or background in psychiatry or medicine (just politics) and got hired as faculty in a medical school.

  27. I’m not calling you a liar, either — I’m suggesting that you inferred Pat Kennedy is *funding* Project SAM because you’ve read in several places that he’s one of the three leadership frontmen. The Denver Post story you posted never says he’s spent a dime of his own money, it only calls him a “leader” in the group, over and over. You know as well as I do that whoever has the money is in charge, not the guy making public appearances. Project SAM is not bankrolled by Pat Kennedy, Pat Kennedy is bankrolled by Project SAM.

  28. Dude, don’t get upset. I understand what you’re saying. When I’m wrong I admit I’m wrong. I fully understand what you’re saying. I’m surprised Russ hasn’t been able to expose that. There’s got to be a trail of $$$ somewhere

  29. I fully understand his political reputation. Everything I’ve ever read has said that HE was the money behind it. I dunno bud I’m not calling you a liar… I’m just going off of what has been put out there. If there’s someone in the background I haven’t heard anything other than what I’ve read..

  30. I’ve been trying to explain to you that the “co-founders” are all three paid public spokesman who don’t have the money to purchase a faculty position at the University of Florida — they’re backed by the Pharmeceutical Industry, most likely. That’s the only anti-cannabis entity that has more money than GOD and has major pull at a medical school *in Florida*. Pat Kennedy and David Frum were already well-known political operators, but Sabet needed credentials purchased for him — whoever is pumping the money into the University of Florida’s Psychiatry dept at Shands Teaching Hospital is bankrolling them, and it isn’t a flopped Congressman from Rhode Island.

  31. No, it doesn’t say that at all. It says he’s a “co-founder with Kevin Sabet” to suggest the two men are on equal footing as the public faces of the group, not the financial backers. Read the rest of Pat Kennedy’s history — he’s been politically disgraced and needed a job. Whoever pays David Frum, whoever bought Kevin Sabet a faculty position at the University of Florida’s Medical School — that’s who is bankrolling all three men.

  32. Pat Kennedy doesn’t pay for Project SAM — Pat Kennedy is just another paid frontman for Project SAM, just like Kevin Sabet and David Frum. All three of them are now little more than paid spokesman, all three bankrolled by whoever got Kevin Sabet a faculty position at the University of Florida’s Medical School. Kevin Sabet has no degree that qualifies him for that job (his only background is in Public Policy), but someone pulled strings to make that happen, and it wasn’t Pat Kennedy or David Frum (neither of them have pull with a medical school in Florida).

  33. Sabet isn’t bankrolled by the Kennedy family. His official position is faculty of Psychiatry in the University of Florida’s school of medicine, despite having no degree of any kind in any scientific discipline — not psychiatry, not medicine, not even a psychology minor in undergrad. He has absolutely no scientific background. Sabet works on Project SAM *with* Pat Kennedy, another former addict turned drug warrior. Pat Kennedy disgracefully lost his seat in Congress when he slammed his car into a traffic divide in Washington DC after mixing booze and pills. He has no money having failed so miserably. Pat Kennedy is just another paid speaker, like Sabet, willing to lobby for cash. After what happened to him, Project SAM was Pat Kennedy’s best (and only) job prospect.

    Whoever bought that faculty position at the University of Florida’s School of Medicine is bankrolling Sabet, and my best guess is the pharmeceutical industry. They have a lot of pull at teaching hospitals like Shands, who need outside funding sources for studies and aren’t above a little quid pro quo to give Kevin some credentials (to distract away from his PhD in Public Policy).

  34. There’s no need to debase ourselves or our position by attacking the man, instead of his arguments. He’s the king of unchallenged testimony, nothing more — gish gallops followed by ZERO cross-examination from any challenger. That’s how paid mouth-pieces stay employed: they simply refuse any gig that might turn into a fair debate. There was no one to question him at his event in Oregon. No one challenged him when he spoke in front of a US Senate sub-committee (likely *not* under oath based on the sheer number of lies he told).

    Consider how terribly he’ll be remembered just for what he’s saying, ON THE RECORD. Cannabis prohibition only worked while it was possible to maintain the fiction that the substance, itself, was dangerous. Those days are over, so prohibition is on its way out. When cannabis prohibition ends, Kevin Sabet’s name will be synonymous with the immorality of cannabis prohibition the same way Jesse Helms is synonymous with the immorality of racism — no one remembers anything else about him, just the horrible things he used to say, and everyone is just glad he’s gone!

    So you see, there’s no need to help Kevin dig that hole. Read some of his public statements. He’s working that shovel hard enough all by himself.

  35. Ah, thanks for the link, who knew that Kevin Sabet was on Wikipedia? (Well, sure, you did…) :D

  36. This guy lives and breaths drug prohibition it’s his whole life since the age of 15. His Wikipedia is nothing but about his drug prohibition crusade from his teens onward.

  37. Porn consumption, carbon footprint, violence or abuse, speeding tickets, texting while driving, bullying,,,
    oh man, I could go on and on… :D

  38. Then don’t ask the fuckin question! You asked who’s bankrolling him and I told you. I can’t help it if you don’t like the answer. I think I answered it very directly. Patrick Kennedy and the Kennedy money are bankrolling it DUMBASS. You want me to make up some conspiracy theory for you? Would that make it easier for you to ACCEPT the answer?


  40. The Kennedy’s are bankrolling him. You know the GUN RUNNING, RUM RUNNING hypocrites that America fawns all over!

  41. In my area the “troublesome weed smokers” are into A LOT of other vices and that is where the problem is created, i believe. We have all kinds of addicts and illegal immigrants running around with needles and weed in the same bag so it makes it appear to be all dope to our religocrats around here. They need to look at the rest of us “Marijuana Only” users that aren’t criminals or addicts for their research. We are not “all Dopers”. I totally agree. I know my toker friends stay home and cause no trouble.

  42. Russ has never been shy around Sabet. I recommend you watch their debate posted on YouTube. (Russ Belville Vs Kevin Sabet) YouTube… The War on Drugs Has Failed. Is Legalization the Answer?

    Russ absolutely crushes this dude in the debate. Kevin never debated Russ again. And is probably the reason they did not allow public comment at this Oregon government meeting.

  43. C’mon, can’t you hackers and internet jocks dig up some information on Mr. Sabet, proving he’s a hypocrite? I mean, let’s look at his caffeine, sugar, prescription drug, and alcohol intake, do some calculations, and discover just how much he walks the walk that he talks.

  44. Let see 1 in 6 is addicted !7% of all pot smokers, 50,000,000 x17% that would mean over 8.5 million addicts where are we hiding that many addict Kevin your full of dog doo.

  45. If Cannabis is soooo bad Kevin, show me the bodies – of those killed by smoking, vaping, edibles, RSO oil, Shatter… Let’s have a body count comparison between weed and those who have died as a result of reefer madness policies and practices.


  46. I noticed he said this:

    “Since most people who use marijuana, however, do not become addicted or exhibit serious harm to society, the perception of marijuana as a harmless plant has permeated America today. The fact that a small amount of users constitute a great amount of harm…….This is the case for most of our addictive drugs today: a small number of users cause the greatest chunk of the harm.”

    Well, why on earth should the rest of us have to deal with the consequences brought on by a “small number of users”

  47. nice metaphor :) I couldn’t agree with you more. I just hope that the folks in this world that still think its bad will not side with him, but instead actually do research instead of just being a parrot playing broken telephone.

  48. Kevin Sabet is glib. He speeds through his presentation, not because his time is limited, but because he has no substance to any of his arguements. Without exaggerations and lies Kevin has nothing to present.

  49. stellarvoyager on

    Kevin Sabet, lobbyist in chief for the drug cartels: please get the f*ck out of Oregon. You are not welcome here.

  50. so he condones theft,murder and a whole host of felonies to stop the use of a plant. There’s hardly any way to stop someone from using marijuana w/o violating their 4th amendment rights.
    There are drugs made from plants but, marijuana is a plant. I think that simple fact gets lost on a lot of gullible people. Why isn’t corn illegal. Corn liquor is illegal but, not corn. Cocaine is illegal but, so is the coca bush. Opium,morphine and heroin is illegal and so is growing the poppies. The seeds are sold but, if a cop wants to prosecute you he can.
    Marijuana prohibition is a money scheme dreamt up by evil people. You can even watch Anslinger smoking his drug like a chimney as he testilies against marijuana. Just search for his interviews. The guy is a complete and utter hypocrite.
    The next guy to ramp things up is Nixon. Do I even need say anything? If this war had any integrity it wouldn’t force fluids from our bodies and it would be going after actual dealers and not joe sixpack smoking on the weekend.

  51. He’s using these arguments because he can’t come up with anything new. If that’s the best message he can offer Oregon, it appears he is loosing steam, and like a forgotten kettle on the stove, will scream bloody murder and then burn up and become useless.

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