Last updated on: 5/15/2008 | Author: ProCon.org

California Pharmacists Association 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:

The California Pharmacists Association is the professional society representing all pharmacists in California.

Mission:

“The mission of the Association shall be to act as the leader in advocating the role of the pharmacist as an essential provider of health care and to support pharmacists in providing optimal pharmaceutical care.

The Association aims to efficiently maintain an organizational structure that is representative of and responsive to the needs of the membership. The Association must frequently examine health care and economic factors, pharmacy practice and pharmacy organizational trends, in order to serve a diverse membership fairly and efficiently.”

Other:
Nonprofit 501(c)(6)