Last updated on: 9/25/2009 | Author: ProCon.org

Barbara Douglass Biography

Title:
Medical Marijuana Patient in the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Investigational New Drug (IND) Program
Position:
Pro to the question "Should Marijuana Be a Medical Option?"
Reasoning:

“Marijuana is a medicine, and it obviously works. It’s as simple as that. They [the government] have to realize that people are using marijuana to manage their pain.”

“Local Woman Takes Medicinal Marijuana Battle to Pharmacy Board,” Storm Lake Pilot Tribune, Sep. 3, 2009

Theoretical Expertise Ranking:
  Organizations/VIPs/Others
Individuals and organizations that do not fit into the other star categories.
Involvement and Affiliations:
  • Medical Marijuana Patient, US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Investigational New Drug (IND) Programmg, Aug. 30, 1991-present
Education:
  • None found
Other:
  • Diagnosed with Multiple Sclerosis in 1988 at the age of 22
  • Receives about 360 joints (nine cured ounces) per month grown by the University of Mississippi under contract with the National Institute of Drug Abuse (as of Sep. 25, 2009)