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

Hawaii Nurses Association 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:

“From its founding in 1917, to the present, Hawai’i Nurses’ Association (HNA) has served as the organization for nursing in Hawai`i and continually strives to preserve the identity, integrity, and core values of the profession of nursing.

HNA is the only-full service professional organization representing Hawai’i’s 10,000 registered nurses…

HNA represents registered nurses (RN), licensed practical nurses (LPN), certified nurse aides (CNA), and Radiation Therapists in more than twenty bargaining units throughout the State of Hawai`i.”

“About HNA,” HNA website (accessed Sep. 21, 2007)

Mission:

“The Voice That Makes The Difference.”

“About HNA,” HNA website (accessed Sep. 21, 2007)

Other:
Professional organization