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

Barry Dworkin, MD Biography

Title:
Assistant Professor of Family Medicine at the University of Ottawa
Position:
Con to the question "Should Marijuana Be a Medical Option?"
Reasoning:

“I cannot prescribe a medication that has the potential over years of use to cause more known harm and health complications in addition to the patient’s original condition.”

Sep. 9, 2003

Involvement and Affiliations:
  • Assistant Professor of Family Medicine, University of Ottawa
  • Family medical practitioner
  • Columnist, “Health Section,” Ottawa Citizen
  • Columnist, “Treating Teens Section,” Medical Post
Education:
  • None found
Other:
  • None found
Quoted in:
  1. Is Medical Marijuana More Dangerous Than Legal Drugs?