Last updated on: 9/2/2009 | Author: ProCon.org

TIME Magazine Biography

Position:
Not Clearly Pro or Con to the question "Should Marijuana Be a Medical Option?"
Reasoning:

“Research into the analgesic and anti-inflammatory effects of cannabis continued to bolster the case for the medicinal use of marijuana, making the ‘patient pot laws’ that have passed in 11 states seem less like a social movement than a legitimate medical trend.”

“A-Z Guide to the Year in Medicine,” TIME.com, Nov. 27, 2005

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:

TIME is the original and world’s largest weekly newsmagazine, with a domestic audience of more than 20 million and a global audience of more than 24 million. Through trustworthy reporting, authoritative news analysis, and best-in-class photojournalism, TIME and TIME.com set the news agenda by answering questions instead of just asking them.

“Brands,” timeinc.com (accessed Sep. 2, 2009)

Mission:

“Designed to make sense of it all… Every issue of TIME tells a larger story about the world we live in.”

“National Editorial,” timemediakit.com (accessed Sep. 2, 2009)

Other:
Weekly magazine
Quoted in:
  1. Can Marijuana Use Cause Death?