Last updated on: 8/22/2007 | Author: ProCon.org

Source Biographies

"Should Marijuana Be a Medical Option?"
Summary of Positions

Pro Not Clearly Pro or Con (NC) Con None Found (?)
I. Individual 188 (39.1%) 103 (21.4%) 87 (18.1%) 103 (21.4%)
II. Organization 118 (31.6%) 37 (9.9%) 36 (9.7%) 182 (48.8%)

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I. Individual
- B -
Individuals Position
Bachs, Liliana, MD Con
Baker, Matt Con
Baldwin, Chuck, MA Pro
Bar-Sela, Gil, MD Pro
Barnett, Randy E., JD Pro
Barr, Bob, JD Pro
Barthwell, Andrea, MD Con
Beada, Richard, JD Pro
Bearman, David L., MD Pro
Beasley, Richard, MBChB, DM, FRACP, DSc Con
Bennett, Chris Pro
Bennett, Sandra Con
Bennett, William J., PhD Con
Benowitz, Neal L., MD NC
Benson, John A., Jr., MD Pro
Berenson, Alex Con
Berlin, Cheston, Jr., MD ?
Berman, Jonathan S., MA ?
Berman, Russell ?
Bernstein, David, MD Con
Biden, Joe, JD NC
Bittner, Mary Ellen, JD ?
Blakemore, Colin, PhD, ScD Pro
Bloomberg, Michael, MBA Con
Bock, Alan Pro
Boire, Richard Glen, JD Pro
Bonner, Robert C., JD Con
Booth, Martin Pro
Borden, David Pro
Bourne, Peter G., MD, MA Pro
Bovasso, Gregory, PhD NC
Boyd, J. Wesley, MD, PhD Pro
Bradford, Ashley C. Pro
Bradford, W. David, PhD Pro
Brady, Ciaran M. Pro
Braga, Raphael J., MD NC
Brecher, Edward M. Pro
Brook, David W., MD Con
Brookoff, Daniel, MD, PhD Con
Broun, Paul, MD NC
Brown, David J., MS Pro
Brown, Jerry, Jr., JD Pro
Brownback, Sam, JD ?
Brust, John C. M. NC
Buckner, Bruce Pro
Budney, Alan J., PhD NC
Bunt, Gregory, MD Con
Burkman, Lani, PhD ?
Bush, George W., MBA Con
Byrne, Al Pro
- M -
Individuals Position
Macias, Chanda, MBA, PhD Pro
Mack, Alison ?
Macleod, John, PhD ?
Madras, Bertha, PhD Con
Malenka, Robert C., MD, PhD ?
Mandel, Jerry S., PhD Pro
Manniche, Lise, PhD ?
Markowitz, Jonathan, MD Con
Mathre, Mary Lynn, MSN, RN Pro
Maughs, Rick Pro
McCain, John Con
McDermott, James A., MD Pro
McEnulty, Frank, MBA Pro
McGrath, John, MBBS, MD, PhD NC
McIntosh, Andrew M., MSc, MD, MPhil, MBChB NC
McKinney, Cynthia, MA ?
McKinney, Laurence O., MBA Pro
McKoy, James, MD Con
McMahon, George Pro
McNerney, Jerry, PhD Now Pro
Mechoulam, Raphael, PhD Pro
Mehra, Reena, MD ?
Mikuriya, Tod, MD Pro
Miller, Henry, MD Con
Miller, Norman S., MD, JD Con
Milton, Nathaniel, PhD NC
Minozzi, Silvia, MD, MS ?
Mirken, Bruce Pro
Miron, Jeffrey A., PhD Pro
Mitchell, Ed, MD ?
Moffitt, Terrie E., PhD ?
Moore, Theresa H. M., MSc ?
Morgan, John P., MD Pro
Morral, Andrew, PhD ?
Mortati, Katherine, MD NC
Mosher, Clayton James, PhD NC
Murdoch, Alison, MD ?
Murphy, Kevin ?
Musikka, Elvy Pro
Müller-Vahl, Kirsten R., MD Pro
- S -
Individuals Position
Saag, Michael S., MD Pro
Sabet, Kevin, PhD Con
Sabia, Joseph J., PhD NC
Saitz, Richard, MD, MPH Con
Sanchez-Ramos, Juan R., MD Pro
Sandyk, Reuven E., MD NC
Sarafian, Ted, PhD ?
Sartor, R. Balfour, MD Con
Scannell, Kate, MD Pro
Schaller, Michael, PhD ?
Schiffman, Jason, PhD NC
Schimelpfening, Nancy NC
Schuel, Herbert, PhD ?
Schuster, Alyson, MPH, MBA Con
Schwartz, Allan N., PhD Con
Schwartz, Richard H., MD Con
Scott, Elsa Pro
Segal, Bernard, PhD ?
Segrè, Liz Con
Semple, David M., MBBS NC
Serra, J. Tony, JD Pro
Sessions, Jeff Con
Sevy, Serge, MD, MBA NC
Shepard, Kirk, MD Pro
Sherer, Steph Pro
Shohov, Tatiana Pro
Shover, Chelsea, PhD NC
Shulgin, Ann Pro
Sidney, Stephen, MD Pro
Silverberg, Ivan J., MD Pro
Simon, Gregory E., MD, MPH Con
Smith, Christine Pro
Smith, Lamar, JD Con
Soderpalm, Anna H., PhD NC
Solowij, Nadia, PhD ?
Souder, Mark Con
St. Pierre, Allen Pro
Steinfeld, Jesse L., MD Pro
Stephens, Robert S., PhD NC
Stirling, John, DPhil Pro
Strasser, Florian, MD ?
Stroup, R. Keith, JD Pro
Studney, Dan ?
Ständer, Sonia, MD ?
Sullum, Jacob Pro
Sylvestre, Diana L., MD Pro
Szalavitz, Maia Pro
- U -
Individuals Position
Ungerleider, J. Thomas, MD Pro
- X -
Individuals Position
Xie, Huirong, PhD ?
II. Organization
- # -
Organizations Position
850KOA Radio ?
- A -
Organizations Position
Accident Analysis & Prevention ?
Acta Psychiatrica Scandinavica ?
Addiction ?
Agence Française de Presse (AFP) ?
AIDS Survival Project Pro
AIDS United Pro
AlterNet ?
Alzheimer's Research Trust ?
Alzheimer's Society ?
American Academy of Family Physicians Pro
American Academy of HIV Medicine Pro
American Academy of Ophthalmology Con
American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) Con
American Alliance For Medical Cannabis Pro
American Association For Health Freedom Pro
American Association for the Advancement of Science ?
American Association of Retired Persons (AARP) NC
American Bar Association (ABA) Pro
American Broadcasting Company (ABC) News ?
American Cancer Society NC
American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) Pro
American College of Physicians (ACP) Pro
American Epilepsy Society Con
American Glaucoma Society Con
American Heart Association ?
American Journal of Epidemiology ?
American Journal of Ophthalmology ?
American Journal of Psychiatry ?
American Journal of Public Health ?
American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine ?
American Journal of Respiratory Cell and Molecular Biology ?
American Medical Association (AMA) Now NC
American Medical Student Association (AMSA) Pro
American Nurses Association Pro
American Psychiatric Association (APA) Con
American Public Health Association Pro
American Society of Addiction Medicine Con
Americans for Medical Rights Pro
Americans for Safe Access (ASA) Pro
Annals of Internal Medicine ?
Archives of General Psychiatry ?
Archives of Internal Medicine ?
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette ?
Arlington Research Group ?
Associated Press (AP) ?
Auburn Journal ?
Australasian Centre for Policing Research Con
Australian Medical Association Pro
- C -
Organizations Position
Cable News Network (CNN) ?
Cahners Research (formerly Chilton Research) ?
California Academy of Family Physicians Pro
California Highway Patrol (CHP) NC
California Medical Association Pro
California Narcotics Officers Association (CNOA) Con
California National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws (CalNORML) Pro
California Nurses Association Pro
California Pharmacists Association Pro
California Society of Addiction Medicine NC
California State Attorney General Pro
Canadian AIDS Society Pro
Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC) ?
Canadian Centre on Substance Abuse (CCSA) NC
Canadian Consortium for the Investigation of Cannabinoids in Human Therapeutics (CCIC) NC
Canadian Medical Association Pro
Canadian Public Health Association (CPHA) ?
Cancer Epidemiology Biomarkers & Prevention ?
Cancer Monthly Pro
Cannabis Action Network Pro
Cannabis Culture Pro
CannabisMD.org Pro
Cell and Tissue Research ?
Center for Drug and Alcohol Studies ?
Center for Governmental Studies at Northern Illinois University ?
Center for Medicinal Cannabis Research NC
Center for Problem Solving Courts Pro
Center for Science in the Public Interest ?
Center for Substance Abuse Research (CESAR) ?
Centers For Disease Control (CDC) ?
Chamberlain Research Consultants, Inc. ?
Chico Enterprise-Record ?
Chico News and Review ?
Cleveland Clinic Now Con
Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics ?
CNBC ?
Coalition For Compassionate Access Pro
Colorado Nurses Association Pro
Columbia Broadcasting System (CBS) ?
Common Sense for Drug Policy Pro
Complementary Therapies in Clinical Practice ?
Concord Monitor ?
Congressional Research Service (CRS) ?
Consumer Reports Magazine Pro
Continuing Medical Education, Inc. ?
Creative Broadcast Services, Inc. Pro
Crimson White ?
Crohn's & Colitis Foundation of America (CCFA) Now NC
Cybercast News Service ?
- K -
Organizations Position
Kaiser Permanente Pro
KOA Radio ?
- M -
Organizations Position
Maine AIDS Alliance Pro
Marijuana Anti-Prohibition Project (MAPP) Pro
Marijuana Policy Project (MPP) Pro
Mason-Dixon Polling & Research, Inc. ?
Mayo Clinic NC
Medical Marijuana Information Resource Centre (MMIRC) Pro
Medical Marijuana Patients' Union (MMPU) Pro
Medical Post ?
MedicalMarihuana.ca Pro
Medicinal Cannabis Research Foundation (MCRF) NC
Medicine in Bloom Pro
MedlinePlus ?
Merck Manual of Diagnosis and Therapy ?
Merrill Lynch ?
Miami Herald ?
Military Medicine NC
Minnesota Department of Public Health Pro
Molecular Psychiatry (Journal) ?
Monaldi Archives for Chest Disease ?
Montana Department of Public Health and Human Services Pro
Movement Disorders ?
Multidisciplinary Association for Psychedelic Studies (MAPS) Pro
Multiple Sclerosis ?
Muscular Dystrophy Association Pro
- N -
Organizations Position
Nation ?
National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine NC
National Academy of Sciences ?
National Association for Public Health Policy Pro
National Association of People with AIDS Pro
National Association of School Nurses Con
National Cancer Institute NC
National Center on Addiction and Substance Abuse NC
National Comprehensive Cancer Network (NCCN) Pro
National Drug Strategy (Australia) Now NC
National Drug Strategy Network ?
National Eye Institute Con
National Families in Action Con
National Health Service ?
National Institute for Neurological Disorders and Stroke NC
National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) ?
National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research ?
National Institute of Mental Health ?
National Institute on Aging ?
National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) Con
National Institutes of Health (NIH) ?
National Multiple Sclerosis Society Now Pro
National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws (NORML) Pro
National Programme on Substance Abuse Deaths (UK) NC
National Women's Health Network Pro
Nature ?
Nature Reviews Cancer ?
Naunyn-Schmiedeberg's Archives of Pharmacology ?
Nebraska AIDS Project Pro
Neurology ?
Neuropharmacology ?
New England Journal of Medicine Pro
New Mexico Nurses Association Pro
New Scientist ?
New York AIDS Coalition Pro
New York State Nurses Association Pro
New York Times Pro
New Yorker ?
New Zealand Herald ?
News 4 (Colorado) ?
News 9 (Colorado) ?
North Carolina Nurses Association Pro
Northwest Center for Health and Safety Con
Nutrition Bytes ?
- Q -
Organizations Position
QMark Research and Polling ?
- S -
Organizations Position
Sacramento Bee Pro
Sacramento News and Review ?
San Bernardino County Sheriff's Department Con
San Bernardino County Sun ?
San Diego Union-Tribune ?
San Francisco AIDS Foundation Pro
San Francisco Chronicle Pro
San Francisco Examiner ?
San Jose Mercury News ?
San Mateo County Health Department AIDS Program Pro
Schaffer Online Library of Drug Policy NC
Schizophrenia Society of Canada ?
Scrip World Pharmaceutical News ?
Smart Approaches to Marijuana (SAM) NC
Social Research Laboratory ?
Spiritual Science Research Foundation Con
Statistical Assessment Service (STATS) ?
Students for Sensible Drug Policy Pro
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) ?
Substance Abuse Librarians and Information Specialists (SALIS) ?
Survey Research Center ?
Syracuse Behavioral Healthcare Pro
- U -
Organizations Position
UK Cannabis Campaigner's Guide Pro
Unimed Pharmaceuticals ?
Union for Reform Judaism Pro
Unitarian Universalists for Drug Policy Reform Pro
United Church of Christ (UCC) Pro
United Kingdom Parliament ?
United Methodist Church Pro
United Nations (UN) Con
United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) Con
United Patient's Group Pro
United Press International ?
University of Arkansas Survey Research Center ?
University of Washington Alcohol and Drug Abuse Institute (ADAI) ?
US Attorney's Office Los Angeles Con
US Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Con
US Department of Justice (DOJ) Con
US Department of Transportation (DOT) ?
US Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) Con
US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Con
US Government Accountability Office (GAO) ?
US National Commission on Marihuana and Drug Abuse NC
US Pharmacopoeia Con
- Z -
Organizations Position
Zogby International ?