Last updated on: 8/22/2007 | Author: ProCon.org

Dale Gieringer, PhD Biography

Title:
State Coordinator of the California National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws (NORML)
Position:
Pro to the question "Should Marijuana Be a Medical Option?"
Reasoning:

“If physicians find that marijuana relieves their patients’ nausea, what possible good is there in keeping them from using it?”

Nov. 23, 1999

Involvement and Affiliations:
  • State Coordinator, California NORML
  • Co-founder, Californians for Compassionate Use
  • Co-founder, California Drug Policy Reform Coalition
  • Vice Chair, National NORML
Education:
  • PhD, DEA Drug Regulation, Stanford University
Other:
  • Author of articles on marijuana and driving safety, drug testing, marijuana health mythology, the economics of marijuana legalization, and DEA “drug enforcement abuse”
Quoted in:
  1. What Chemicals Are in Marijuana and Its Byproducts?
  2. Does Marijuana Use Permanently Damage the Human Brain?
  3. What Are the Non-Smoked Ways to Use Marijuana Medically?