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

Boulder County AIDS Project 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:

“BCAP serves Boulder, Broomfield, Gilpin and Clear Creek counties and offers free HIV Care Services and HIV Prevention Services. Our HIV Care Services improve the quality of life for people affected by HIV/AIDS. BCAP provides case management, emotional support, practical help and limited financial assistance to clients.”

“About BCAP,” BCAP website (accessed Sep. 13, 2007)

Mission:

“The Mission of Boulder County AIDS Project (BCAP) is twofold: to provide support, advocacy and education to those in our community who are infected with or affected by the Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) and to serve as an outreach and information center to prevent further transmission of HIV and the resulting Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS).”

BCAP website (accessed Sep. 13, 2007)

Other:
Nonprofit 501(c)(3)