Last updated on: 9/21/2007 | Author: ProCon.org

Gray Panthers Biography

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

Signed the Mar. 6, 2002 Coalition For Compassionate Access letter to President George Bush asking him to “allow people with AIDS, cancer, and other serious illnesses to use medical marijuana if they have the approval of their physician,” which was placed in a full-page ad in the New York Times on Mar. 6, 2002

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

“Gray Panthers Are Age and Youth in Action.

We are an intergenerational, multi-issue organization working to create a society that puts the needs of people over profit, responsibility over power and democracy over institutions.”

Gray Panthers website (accessed Sep. 21, 2007)

Mission:

“Work for social and economic justice and peace for all people.”

“Mission,” Gray Panthers website (accessed Sep. 21, 2007)

Other:
Non-governmental organization