Last updated on: 9/14/2007 | Author: ProCon.org

National Association of People with AIDS Biography

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

“National Association of People with AIDS, to show their support of Medical Marijuana, joined a consortium of AIDS organizations (sponsored by the Marijuana Policy Project) in favor of rescheduling marijuana as medicine.”

Mar. 27, 2002

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

“Founded in 1983, the National Association of People with AIDS [NAPWA] is a non-profit membership organization that advocates on behalf of all people living with HIV and AIDS in order to end the pandemic and the human suffering caused by HIV/AIDS. We are the oldest national AIDS organization in the United States and the oldest national network of people living with HIV/AIDS in the world.”

“Who We Are,” NAPWA website (accessed Sep. 14, 2007)

Mission:

“NAPWA advocates on behalf of all people living with HIV/AIDS in order to end the pandemic and the human suffering caused by HIV/AIDS.”

“Program Overview,” NAPWA website (accessed Sep. 14, 2007)

Other:
Nonprofit 501(c)(3)