Role of Advocacy Groups

Representing a range of perspectives and interests

Advocacy groups play a significant role in the cannabis rescheduling debate, representing a range of perspectives and interests. Pro-cannabis groups advocate for legalization and rescheduling, highlighting the potential medical benefits and arguing for the rights of patients and consumers. These groups often engage in public education campaigns, lobbying efforts, and legal challenges.

On the other hand, anti-cannabis advocacy groups focus on potential public health risks, concerns about abuse and addiction, and the impact on youth. They often support stricter regulations and oppose legalization and rescheduling efforts.

The influence of these advocacy groups is seen in public policy debates, legislative processes, and the shaping of public opinion. The Marijuana Policy Project (MPP) and the National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws (NORML) are examples of pro-cannabis advocacy groups, with extensive information available at and

Role of Advocacy Groups
S3 Collective December 13, 2023
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