Not Clearly Pro or Con to the question "Should Marijuana Be a Medical Option?"
"I think if we give the FDA the responsibility and have them determine how to treat this -- if somebody like you who needs medical marijuana to ease your pain and there's not other medications that can accomplish it, then the FDA can say that."
Conversation with Clayton Holton of Granite Staters, Sep. 8, 2007
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:
2008 Democratic Candidate for US President
Former Director of the Center on Poverty, Work and Opportunity, School of Law, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 2005-2006
US Senator (D-North Carolina), 1998-2005
2004 Democratic Presidential and Vice-Presidential Candidate
Former Attorney and Partner, Edwards & Kirby
Co-founder and Member of Board of Trustees, Wade Edwards Foundation
Former Textile Mill Worker
JD, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 1977
BA, North Carolina State University, 1974
Phone: 919-636-3131 (Campaign) Fax: 919-967-3644 Email: None found Website: None found
Cowritten with Marion Crain and Arne L. Kalleberg, Ending Poverty in America: How to Restore the American Dream, 2007