Last updated on: 6/30/2008 | Author: ProCon.org

Statistical Assessment Service (STATS) Biography

Position:
None Found to the question "Should Marijuana Be a Medical Option?"
Reasoning:

No position found as of Oct. 18, 2007

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Description:

“Since its founding in 1994, the non-profit, non-partisan Statistical Assessment Service (STATS) has become a much-valued resource on the use and abuse of science and statistics in the media. In 2004, we became an affiliate of George Mason University in Virginia.”

“About STATS,” STATS.org (accessed Oct. 18, 2007)

Mission:

“Our goals are to correct scientific misinformation in the media resulting from bad science, politics, or a simple lack of information or knowledge; and to act as a resource for journalists and policy makers on major scientific issues and controversies.”

“About STATS,” STATS.org (accessed Oct. 18, 2007)

Other:
Non-profit