Sam . Kamin

University of Denver Sturm College of Law
Professor Sam Kamin, J.D., has emerged as an expert voice on marijuana law reform in Colorado and throughout the country. He sat on Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper's Amendment 64 Implementation Task Force, worked with the ACLU and then-Lt. Governor Gavin Newsom to formulate a set of best practices for marijuana regulation in California, and helped the City of Denver implement Social Consumption regulations. In addition, he has written more than a dozen scholarly articles on the subject of marijuana law reform and co-authored the series “Altered State: Inside Colorado's Marijuana Economy” for Slate Magazine, chronicling the impact of Colorado's marijuana regulations on lawmakers, businesses and consumers. He has also taught a number of drug policy courses including Representing the Marijuana Client, Marijuana Law and Policy, and Comparative Drug Policy.