Last updated on: 1/6/2009 | Author: ProCon.org

Cannabis Action Network Biography

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

“The Cannabis Action Network [CAN] is a nationwide team of individuals and organizations working to make cannabis legally available for medicinal, industrial, and personal uses.”

2002

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

“Cannabis Action Network was founded in 1989 to encourage sensible cannabis use and has fought tirelessly for safe access for responsible adults and patients. CAN also reaches out to medical and personal cannabis users to empower them to protect their rights and safety. Our strategies focus on grassroots education and outreach projects, using web-based tools, literature distribution, public events such as trainings and conferences, and other forms of communication. We promote a good neighbor and sensible cannabis use campaign, and teach people about their constitutional and juror rights.”

“History,” CAN website (accessed May 15, 2008)

Mission:

“The CAN mission is to educate the general public about the beneficial uses of cannabis.”

“History,” CAN website (accessed May 15, 2008)

Other:
Organization