Last updated on: 5/8/2008 | Author: ProCon.org

Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) Biography

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

No position found as of Jan. 2003

Description:

JAMA, published continuously since 1883, is an international peer-reviewed general medical journal published 48 times per year. JAMAis the most widely circulated medical journal in the world. JAMA‘s impact factor is 23.2 (the impact factor is a measure of citation rate per article, and is calculated by dividing 1 year’s worth of citations to a journal’s articles published in the previous 2 years by the number of major articles [eg, research papers, reviews] published by that journal in those 2 years).”

“About JAMA,” JAMAwebsite (accessed Aug. 27, 2007)

Mission:

“To promote the science and art of medicine and the betterment of the public health.”

“About JAMA,” JAMAwebsite (accessed Aug. 27, 2007)

Other:
Peer-reviewed journal
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  1. Is Marijuana a "Gateway" or "Stepping Stone" Drug?