Last updated on: 9/21/2007 | Author: ProCon.org

Being Alive San Diego Biography

Position:
Pro to the question "Should Marijuana Be a Medical Option?"
Reasoning:

Signed the Mar. 6, 2002 Coalition For Compassionate Access letter to President George Bush asking him to “allow people with AIDS, cancer, and other serious illnesses to use medical marijuana if they have the approval of their physician,” which was placed in a full-page ad in the New York Times on Mar. 6, 2002.

Theoretical Expertise Ranking:
  Organizations/VIPs/Others
Individuals and organizations that do not fit into the other star categories.
Description:

“Being Alive San Diego is a volunteer driven organization that works to enrich and enhance the personal dignity and quality of life of people living with AIDS and HIV through mutual support, access to information, publci advocacy and social interaction.

Being Alive San Diego is a non-profit organization and service provider of, by, and for people infected and affected by HIV/AIDS. The organization began in August of 1989 with six individuals. Today, we assist over 3,000 people annually.”

“About Us,” Being Alive San Diego website (accessed Sep. 13, 2007)

Mission:

“Being Alive San Diego’s mission is: to deliver quality, compassionate services to people affected by HIV/AIDS; and to provide education and referral services to those in need.”

“About Us,” Being Alive San Diego website (accessed Sep. 13, 2007)

Other:
Nonprofit 501(c)(3)