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

San Francisco AIDS Foundation Biography

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

Signed the March 6, 2002 Coalition For Compassionate Access letter to President George Bush asking him to “allow people with AIDS, cancer, and other serious illnesses to use medical marijuana if they have the approval of their physician,” which was placed in a full-page ad in the New York Times on Mar. 6, 2002.

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

“Established in 1982, the San Francisco AIDS Foundation [SFAF] is one of the oldest and largest community-based AIDS service organizations in the United States.”

“About SFAF,” SFAF website (accessed Sep. 18, 2007)

Mission:

“The mission of the agency is to end the pandemic and the human suffering caused by HIV.”

“About SFAF,” SFAF website (accessed Sep. 18, 2007)

Other:
Nonprofit 501(c)(3)