Last updated on: 9/28/2007 | Author: ProCon.org

Steph Sherer Biography

Title:
Founder and Executive Director of Americans for Safe Access
Position:
Pro to the question "Should Marijuana Be a Medical Option?"
Reasoning:

“Medical marijuana helps patients suffering from chronic pain, AIDS, cancer, multiple sclerosis and a host of other conditions. The therapeutic benefits of marijuana are so well-documented that 11 states have passed laws legalizing marijuana for medical use. And polls find a majority of Americans support the use of marijuana for medical purposes.”

“The Compassion Drug,” TomPaine.com, June 10, 2005

Theoretical Expertise Ranking:
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Involvement and Affiliations:
  • Founder and Executive Director, Americans for Safe Access, 2002-present
  • Medical marijuana patient for pain and muscle spasms due torticollis, a neurological movement disorder, 2001-present
  • Member, Cannabis Action Network
Education:
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Other:
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