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

Mary Lynn Mathre, MSN, RN Biography

Title:
Co-founder and President of Patients Out of Time
Position:
Pro to the question "Should Marijuana Be a Medical Option?"
Reasoning:

“There are sick people out there for whom marijuana has made a world of difference. We give meds that can kill people, or ruin their liver. We put in feeding tubes for people who can’t eat. We should be advocating for the rights of a patient to use this medication if it’s helping them.”

“A Virginia Nurse Takes on a Tough Issue: Medical Marijuana,” The American Nurse, Nov.-Dec. 2000

Theoretical Expertise Ranking:
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Involvement and Affiliations:
  • President and Co-Founder, Patients Out of Time
  • Member, Virginia Nurses Association
  • Editorial Boardmember, Journal of Cannabis Therapeutics
  • Co-Investigator, Chronic Cannabis use in the Compassionate IND Program
  • President, International Cannabis Alliance of Researchers and Education
  • Addictions Consultant, University of Virginia Health System
  • Recipient, Pauline Sabine Award
  • Director, NORML’s Council on Marijuana and Health, 1986-1992
  • Board of Directors, NORML, 1988-1994
Education:
  • MSN, Case-Western Reserve Univ., Cleveland, OH
  • BSN from St. Teresa’s College, Winona, MN
Other:
  • None found
Quoted in:
  1. Should Marijuana Be a Medical Option?