Last updated on: 5/19/2008 | Author: ProCon.org

Project Inform Biography

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

“Medical marijuana may be useful in promoting appetite for people with HIV-related anorexia.”

“Medical Marijuana,” thebody.com, Apr. 2005

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

“Project Inform has been at the frontlines in the fight against HIV and AIDS since 1985-when reliable information about the disease and its treatment was nearly impossible to obtain. Project Inform is a national nonprofit, community based organization working to end the AIDS epidemic.”

“Our Mission,” Project Inform website (accessed Sep. 17, 2007)

Mission:

“Our mission is to:

Inform people living with HIV, their caregivers, and their healthcare and service providers about the treatment and monitoring of HIV disease;

Advocate to facilitate research towards a cure and appropriate policies, legislation and funding for HIV research, treatment and care; and

Inspire people to make informed choices, take effective action in the fight against HIV and choose hope over despair.”

“Our Mission,” Project Inform website (accessed Sep. 17, 2007)

Other:
Nonprofit 501(c)(3)