Chairman and President at the National Center of Addiction and Substance Aubse (CASA) at Columbia University
Con to the question "Should Marijuana Be a Medical Option?"
"Before following the Pied Pipers of medical marijuana, voters should take into account recent research which reveals some sharp edges of smoking pot that undermines its popular status as a 'soft' drug and underscore the need for a major biomedical research program."
Experts PhD's and JD's (lawyers) with significant post-doctoral involvement in medical marijuana issues; judges who have presided over medical marijuana cases. [Note: Experts definition varies by site.]
Involvement and Affiliations:
Chairman and President, National Center of Addiction and Substance Aubse (CASA), Columbia University
Adjunct Professor of Public Health, Columbia University Medical School
Member, U.S. Institute of Medicine, National Academy of Sciences
U.S. Secretary of Health, Education and Welfare, 1977-1979
Former Editor, Harvard Law Review
LLB, Harvard Law School, 1955
BA, College of the Holy Cross, Worcester, MA, 1952