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Christopher Largen Biography

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

“Ultimately, the issue is not about laws, science or politics, but sick patients. Making no distinction between individuals circumstances of use, the war on drugs has also become a war on suffering people. Legislators are not health care professionals and patients are not criminals, yet health and law become entwined in a needlessly cruel and sometimes deadly dance… I sincerely hope our work will illuminate the irrational injustice of medical marijuana prohibition…”

Cowritten with George McMahon, Prescription Pot: A Leading Advocate’s Heroic Battle to Legalize Medical Marijuana, 2003

Involvement and Affiliations:
  • Founder, Building Block, an organization dedicated to confronting and eliminating sexual abuse of children
  • His works have appeared in The Village Voice, High Times, The Nashville Scene, Cannabis Culture, Whole Life Times, Ft. Worth Weekly, Swans, Eat the State, and dozens of other publications
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Quoted in:
  1. Who Are the Patients Receiving Medical Marijuana through the Federal Government's Compassionate IND Program?
  2. Should Marijuana Be a Medical Option?
  3. Can the "High" Associated with Marijuana Provide a Benefit to Health?