Last updated on: 9/17/2007 | Author: ProCon.org

New Mexico Nurses Association Biography

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

“NMNA [New Mexico Nurses Association] has voted to endorse the concept of allowing the therapeutic use of marijuana in a variety of disease states … when conventional treatments are ineffective.”

July 28, 1997

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

“The purposes of NMNA shall be:

A. Working for the improvement of health status and availability of health care services for all people, and
B. Fostering high standards of nursing, and
C. Promoting and providing continuing education for nurses.”

New Mexico Nurses Association Bylaws, Article I, Section 3

Mission:

“New Mexico Nurses Association is committed to advocating for all licensed nurses, promoting life-long learning, and improving health care for all people.”

“Our Mission,” NMNA website (accessed Sep. 14, 2007)

Other:
Nurses lobbying union; nonprofit 501(c)(5)