Pro to the question "Should Marijuana Be a Medical Option?"
"According to the growing tide of research, the analgesic, anti-inflammatory and potentially curative effects of cannabis continues to support that marijuana is a safe, effective part of therapeutic treatment. Twelve states legally recognize the medicinal use of marijuana, and eighty percent of Americans support medical cannabis, according to a 2002 CNN/Time poll."
Organizations/VIPs/Others Individuals and organizations that do not fit into the other star categories.
"Americans for Safe Access is the largest national grassroots coalition working solely to protect the rights of patients and doctors to use marijuana for medical purposes. We provide legal training for lawyers and patients, medical information for doctors and patients, media support for court cases, activist training to organizers, and rapid response to law enforcement problems. We work with local, state and national legislators on issues concerning medical marijuana patients. Our successful media and legal campaigns have resulted in important court precedents, new sentencing standards, and more compassionate community guidelines."
Email to ProCon.org, Feb. 2006
"Our mission is to ensure safe, legal access to marijuana for all who are helped by it."