Last updated on: 8/28/2007 | Author: ProCon.org

Drug Policy Forum of Texas Biography

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

“We are an educational group but with a clear opposition to the side effects of prohibition i.e. illegal markets — med mj is just a blip in that spectrum but it is important to the patients and also illustrates a lot of general principles about the failure of current drug policy.”

Feb. 3, 2003

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

“Our purpose is to increase discussion and implementation of better, evidence based, alternatives that will minimize the damage done by drug abuse and damage caused by the use of thoughtless policies.”

“About Us,” dpft.org (accessed Aug. 27, 2007)

Mission:

“To provide scientific information and expert opinion about drugs and to suggest a path to better policies.”

Homepage, dpft.org (accessed Aug. 27, 2007)

Other:
Non-profit 501(c)(3)
Quoted in:
  1. Has the Government Blocked Clinical Trials of Marijuana?