Last updated on: 9/18/2007 | Author: ProCon.org

Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine Biography

Position:
Not Clearly Pro or Con to the question "Should Marijuana Be a Medical Option?"
Reasoning:

“We don’t take a position on medical marijuana.”

Apr. 21, 2003

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

“Founded in 1985, PCRM [Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine] is a nonprofit organization supported by physicians and laypersons who receive Good Medicine each quarter. PCRM programs combine the efforts of medical experts and grassroots individuals.”

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

Mission:

“PCRM promotes preventive medicine through innovative programs…

We encourage higher standards for ethics and effectiveness in research.”

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

Other:
Nonprofit 501(c)(3)