Last updated on: 8/22/2007 | Author: ProCon.org

Rick Maughs Biography

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

“In 1997 I donated 900 plants to physician-authorized medical marijuana patients…[e]ven though California voters approved Proposition 215, I still ended up serving a five year sentence in Federal penitentiary for growing medical marijuana.”

May 2004

Theoretical Expertise Ranking:
  Organizations/VIPs/Others
Individuals and organizations that do not fit into the other star categories.
Involvement and Affiliations:
  • Medical marijuana advocate
Education:
  • None found
Other:
  • Previously grew medical marijuana for Redding Cannabis Buyers’ Club
  • Spent five years in jail after arrest
Quoted in:
  1. What Are the Non-Smoked Ways to Use Marijuana Medically?