Last updated on: 8/28/2012 | Author: ProCon.org

Join Together Online Biography

Position:
Not Clearly Pro or Con to the question "Should Marijuana Be a Medical Option?"
Reasoning:

“We are neutral on the question, pending additional, more rigorous scientific research on the efficacy.”

Feb. 14, 2003

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

“Join Together is a program of the Boston University School of Public Health. Since 1991 it has been the nation’s leading provider of information, strategic planning assistance, and leadership development for community-based efforts to advance effective alcohol and drug policy, prevention, and treatment. We believe problems associated with alcohol and drugs can be best addressed at the community level.”

“Who We Are,” Join Together website (accessed Sep. 11, 2007)

Mission:

“Our mission is expressed in our name. Join Together helps community leaders understand and use the most current scientifically valid prevention and treatment approaches. Our surveys have shown that communities with written strategies that are broadly supported by key leaders and institutions are the most likely to be successful in reducing and preventing alcohol and drug problems.”

“Who We Are,” Join Together website (accessed Sep. 11, 2007)

Other:
Nonprofit 501(c)(3)