Last updated on: 11/1/2011 | Author: ProCon.org

Karen Wright, PhD Biography

Title:
Research Fellow in the Department of Pharmacy and Pharmacology at the University of Bath
Position:
Con to the question "Should Marijuana Be a Medical Option?"
Reasoning:

“The psychoactive effects and the legal implications associated with herbal cannabis use make it unsuitable as a treatment.”

“Bowel Study Backs Cannabis Drugs,” BBC News, July 31, 2005

Involvement and Affiliations:
  • Peel Trust Lecturer, Biomedicine, Lancaster University, Oct. 2008-present
  • Research Fellow, Department of Pharmacy and Pharmacology, University of Bath. July 1999-Sep. 2008
Education:
  • BSc PhD, Biology and Pharmacology, 1999
  • Attended University of Cape Town, 1981-1982
Other:
  • None found