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

Coalition For Compassionate Access Biography

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

“We believe that seriously ill people should not be subject to arrest and imprisonment for using medical marijuana with their doctors’ approval.”

Coalition for Compassionate Access statement, Mar. 6, 2002

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

“The Coalition for Compassionate Access is an ad hoc group of concerned citizens and organizations seeking compassionate access to medical marijuana for seriously ill individuals.”

Mission:

“To put enough pressure on the Bush administration that they will find it easier to change federal policy, rather than being accused of ignoring the science that supports marijuana’s therapeutic value, as well as the 73% of the American people who support making marijuana medically available.”

Other:
Ad hoc coalition