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

New York State Nurses Association Biography

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

“The NYSNA [New York State Nurses Association] Peer Assistance Committee agrees with the intent and content of the resolution Legalizing Marijuana for Medical Purposes.The New York State Nurses Association Board of Directors, at its meeting of June 7, 1995, endorsed the Virginia State Nurses Association resolution regarding Legalizing Marijuana for Medical Purposes.”

June 7, 1995

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

“The New York State Nurses Association is the nation’s oldest and largest state professional association for registered nurses. It also is New York’s largest union solely dedicated to promoting the interests of RNs and their patients.”

“About NYSNA,” NYSNA website (accessed Sep. 17, 2007)

Mission:

“Support and enhance the practice of the registered professional nurse and improve the public’s health by providing leadership in changing the healthcare environment.”

“Our Mission and Vision,” NYSNA website (accessed Sep. 17, 2007)

Other:
Nonprofit 501(c)(5)