Last updated on: 2/5/2009 | Author: ProCon.org

Canadian Public Health Association (CPHA) Biography

Position:
None Found to the question "Should Marijuana Be a Medical Option?"
Reasoning:

No position found as of Dec. 2005

Theoretical Expertise Ranking:
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Description:

“The Canadian Public Health Association (CPHA) is a national not-for-profit association incorporated in 1912. CPHA is composed of health professionals from over 25 health disciplines and is active in conducting and supporting health and social programs both nationally and internationally. CPHA stresses its partnership role by working with federal and provincial government departments and international agencies, non-governmental organizations and the private sector in conducting research and health services programs.”

CPHA website (accessed Dec. 2005)

Mission:

“The Canadian Public Health Association is a national, independent, not-for-profit, voluntary association representing public health in Canada with links to the international public health community. CPHA’s members believe in universal and equitable access to the basic conditions which are necessary to achieve health for all Canadians.

CPHA’s mission is to constitute a special national resource in Canada that advocates for the improvement and maintenance of personal and community health according to the public health principles of disease prevention, health promotion and protection and healthy public policy.”

CPHA website (accessed Dec. 2005)

Other:
Canadian not-for-profit association
Quoted in:
  1. Does Marijuana Use Significantly Impair Driving Ability Even When Not under the Immediate Effects of the Drug?