Last updated on: 5/13/2008 | Author: ProCon.org

Tom Latham Biography

Title:
Former Member of the US House of Representatives (R-IA)
Position:
Con to the question "Should Marijuana Be a Medical Option?"
Reasoning:

“Marijuana is not harmless as some claim… Marijuana continues to be the most widely abused drug in the United States.”

Associated Press, June 28, 2006

Theoretical Expertise Ranking:
  Organizations/VIPs/Others
Individuals and organizations that do not fit into the other star categories.
Involvement and Affiliations:
  • US House of Representatives, Iowa’s 4th District, 1995-Jan. 2015
  • Former Member, House Appropriations Committee
  • Former Member, Speaker’s Task Force for a Drug-Free America
  • Former Member, House Prescription Drug Action Leadership Team
  • Former Member, Congressional Task Force for Affordable Natural Gas
  • Co-Owner, Latham Seeds (family-owned since 1947)
Education:
Other:
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