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

Drug Policy Forum of Hawaii Biography

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

Has indicated their support of medical marijuana.

2002

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

“The Drug Policy Forum of Hawai’i is a non-profit organization founded in 1993 to encourage the development of effective drug policies that minimize eco-nomic, social, and human costs, and to promote the consideration of pragmatic approaches to drug policy based on:

  • Scientific principles
  • Effective outcomes
  • Public-health considerations
  • Concern for human dignity
  • Enhancing the well-being of individuals and communities.”
  • “About DPFH,” DPFH website (accessed May 15, 2008)

    Mission:

    “We hope that the educated opinions and perspectives we foster will help both policy-makers and the general public decide for themselves whether change is warranted and what changes would be most beneficial for Hawai‘i.”

    “About DPFH,” DPFH website (accessed May 15, 2008)

    Other:
    Nonprofit 501(c)(3)