Last updated on: 4/2/2009 | Author: ProCon.org

San Francisco Chronicle Biography

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

“Federal law should be changed: It makes no sense for marijuana to be a Schedule I substance under the federal Controlled Substance Act, which keeps doctors from recommending what they believe to be the right drugs.”

“States’ Rights a Solution to Pot Debate,” July 29, 2003

Theoretical Expertise Ranking:
   Media and Academic Journals
Mainstream print, broadcast, radio, and internet media entities such as the New York Times, CNN, ABC News, National Public Radio, Slate.com, Seattlepi.com, etc., as well as influential academic journals such as the Journal of the American Medical Association, Quarterly Journal of Economics, Foreign Policy, etc.
Description:

The Chronicle serves a large region that includes San Francisco, the Silicon Valley, the eastern Bay Area and north to the Napa Valley and beyond…. The Chronicle is [sic] offers a variety of editorial and advertising products that meet the many needs of this vibrant and growing area.”

hearst.com (accessed on Feb. 9, 2007)

Mission:

None found

Other:
Daily newspaper