Last updated on: 5/20/2008 | Author: ProCon.org

Wisconsin Nurses Association Biography

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

“The Wisconsin Nurses Association urges the Governor of Wisconsin and the Wisconsin Legislature to move expeditiously to make cannabis available as a legally prescribed medicine where shown to be safe and effective.”

Resolution adopted by Wisconsin Nurses Association, Oct. 29, 1999

Theoretical Expertise Ranking:
  Organizations/VIPs/Others
Individuals and organizations that do not fit into the other star categories.
Description:

“The Wisconsin Nurses Association (WNA) is the official voice of professional nurses in Wisconsin.”

“About WNA,” WNA website (accessed Sep. 21, 2007)

Mission:

“The purposes of WNA shall be:

A. To foster high standards of nursing; and
B. To stimulate and promote the professional development of nurses and advance their economic and general welfare, and
C. To work for the improvement of health standards and the availability of health care services for all people.

These purposes shall be unrestricted by consideration of age, color, creed, disability, gender, health status, lifestyle, nationality, race, religion, or sexual orientation.”

“About WNA,” WNA website (accessed Sep. 21, 2007)

Other:
Nonprofit