Last updated on: 7/17/2008 | Author: ProCon.org

Andrew Weil, MD Biography

Title:
Director of Integrative Medicine at the University of Arizona College of Medicine
Position:
Pro to the question "Should Marijuana Be a Medical Option?"
Reasoning:

“As a physician, I am frustrated that I cannot prescribe marijuana for patients who might benefit from it. At the very least I would like to be able to refer them to a safe, reliable, quality-controlled source.”

“Stop the Federal War on Medical Marijuana,” San Francisco Chronicle, June 6, 2002

Involvement and Affiliations:
  • Director of Integrative Medicine, University of Arizona College of Medicine
  • Clinical Professor of Internal Medicine & Public Health, University of Arizona Medical School
  • Founder, Polaris Foundation
  • Editor-in-Chief, Integrative Medicine, a professional journal
  • Fellow, Institute of Current World Affairs
Education:
  • MD, Harvard Medical School, 1968
  • AB, Biology/Botony, Harvard University, 1964
Other:
  • None found
Quoted in:
  1. Is Marinol Better Medicine Than Marijuana?