Last updated on: 6/1/2009 | Author: ProCon.org

Alzheimer's Society Biography

Position:
None Found to the question "Should Marijuana Be a Medical Option?"
Reasoning:

No position found as of Sep. 2002

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Description:

“For nearly three decades the Alzheimer’s Society has given hope and support to hundreds of thousands of people affected by dementia. Our staff and volunteers are united by an absolute commitment to the goal of building a better world for people with dementia (and those of the poeple who care for them), combat stigma and ignorance, and ensure that everybody affected by dementia can find the help the need.”

“About our work,” Alzheimer’s Society website (accessed Aug. 14, 2007)

Mission:

“We exist to champion the rights of everyone with dementia and those who care for them. Drawing on our unique knowledge:

  • We will become a world-class authority on all aspects of living with dementia
  • We will guarantee the availability of accurate and authoritative information
  • We will strive for universal access to quality services
  • We will galvanise investment for research into the causes, prevention, treatment and care of people with dementia.”
  • “About our work,” Alzheimer’s Society website (accessed Aug. 14, 2007)

    Other:
    U.K. charity
    Quoted in:
    1. Can Marijuana Help Treat Alzheimer's Disease?