Last updated on: 8/27/2007 | Author: ProCon.org

Alan Bock Biography

Title:
Senior Editorial Writer of The Orange County Register
Position:
Pro to the question "Should Marijuana Be a Medical Option?"
Reasoning:

“But whatever the twists and turns, it is likely that the day is not far off when marijuana will be recognized, legally accepted, and widely used as medicine in the United States… the evidence… and the advocacy… are too pervasive for continued prohibition of marijuana as a Schedule I drug.”

Waiting to Inhale: The Politics of Medical Marijuana, 2000

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Involvement and Affiliations:
  • Senior Editorial Writer, The Orange County Register, 1980-2000
  • Columnist, antiwar.com and LewRockwell.com
  • Hosted a syndicated radio talk show “The Fourth American Revolution,” 1994-1995
Education:
  • Attended University of California at Los Angeles, majoring in political science and journalism
Other:
  • None found