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

House of Delegates - American Medical Association (AMA) Biography

Position:
None Found to the question "Should Marijuana Be a Medical Option?"
Reasoning:

No position found as of Dec. 2002

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

“The main health policies of the AMA are established by the House of Delegates (HOD). HOD policies are based on professional principles and scientific standards. They represent the consensus viewpoints of many thousands of physicians gained through years of professional practice. HOD policy defines what the Association stands for as an organization. Because these policies generally reflect the positions of physicians in all practice areas, they have permanence about them. Health policies provide the information and guidance that physicians seek from the AMA.”

Mission:

None found

Other:
Committee of the AMA