Last updated on: 7/8/2008 | Author: ProCon.org

Jack Herer Biography

Title:
Author and pro-marijuana activist
Position:
Pro to the question "Should Marijuana Be a Medical Option?"
Reasoning:

“There are more than 60 therapeutic compounds in cannabis that are healing agents in medical and herbal treatments. The primary one is THC, and the effectiveness of therapy is directly proportionate to the herb’s potency or concentration of THC.”

The Emperor Wears No Clothes, Chapter 7, Nov. 2000

Theoretical Expertise Ranking:
  Organizations/VIPs/Others
Individuals and organizations that do not fit into the other star categories.
Involvement and Affiliations:
  • Author of the California Hemp Initiative
  • Founded HEMP (Help End Marijuana Prohibition)
Education:
  • None found
Other:
  • None found
Quoted in:
  1. Is Marijuana an Effective Treatment for Migraines?