Advocacy

Advocacy Issues

ASAM focuses its advocacy efforts on federal and state legislation and regulation that impact the field of addiction medicine.

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Opioids

Find the latest information on the opioid epidemic and see what ASAM is doing to combat it.

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Marijuana

Learn about ASAM's policy and advocacy initiatives related to medical and recreational marijuana use.

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Tobacco

Find the latest information on tobacco policy and regulation, including e-cigarettes.

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Health Insurance Parity

See what ASAM is doing to increase insurance coverage for addiction treatment.

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Prevention

Discover what ASAM is doing to promote addiction prevention strategies. 

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Confidentiality (42 CFR Part 2)

Learn how ASAM continues to call for needed privacy protections as 42 CFR Part 2 regulations and the underlying statute are updated.