Professor, University of Denver
Sam has emerged as an expert voice on marijuana law reform in Colorado and throughout the country. He sat on former Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper’s Amendment 64 Implementation Task Force and worked with the ACLU and then-Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom to formulate a set of best practices for marijuana regulation in California. He has written more than a dozen scholarly articles about marijuana law reform and co-authored the series “Altered State: Inside Colorado’s Marijuana Economy” for Slate Magazine.