Last updated on: 5/13/2008 | Author: ProCon.org

Paul F. Consroe, PhD Biography

Title:
Professor Emeritus in the Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology at the College of Pharmacy at the University of Arizona
Position:
Pro to the question "Should Marijuana Be a Medical Option?"
Reasoning:

“[w]ith smoked marijuana, patients get immediate relief, whereas with the oral drug they get a delayed, big rush of unpleasantness. When they take a smaller dose, it doesn’t work.”

“Medical Marihuana [sic] – Fact from Fiction, a Scientific Manna?” The Harvard Law School website

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Involvement and Affiliations:
  • Professor Emeritus, Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology, College of Pharmacy, University of Arizona
  • Associate, Center for Toxicology, University of Arizona
  • Recipient, Basic Science Pharmacy Educator of the Year award from the University of Arizona, 1984-85, 1987-88, 1990-91, 1992-93, 1994-95 and 1998-1999
Education:
  • PhD, Pharmacology, University of Tennessee, 1971
  • MS, University of Tennessee, 1969
  • BS, Albany College of Pharmacy, Union University, 1966
Other:
  • None found