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

James Stewart Campbell, MD Biography

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

“I can still prescribe Coca and Opium under the new DEA [U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration] certificate, but the comparatively non-toxic Cannabis is forbidden. Political decision? – I think so.”

May 17, 2002

Theoretical Expertise Ranking:
     Key Experts
Physicians [Physicians are the "key experts" in the medical marijuana debate because the issue is thought by many to be ultimately based on the medical value and risks of marijuana, and Physicians, with their training and clinical work, should (at least in theory) have the best knowledge of marijuana's medical value and risks.] [Note: Key Experts definition varies by sites that have this designation.]
Involvement and Affiliations:
  • General Practitioner
Education:
  • Residency, General Surgery, University of Washington Medical Center
  • MD, Albany Medical College, 1970
Other:
  • None found