Pro to the question "Should Marijuana Be a Medical Option?"
"[C]annabis has an accepted medical use in the United States, is safe for use under medical supervision, has an abuse potential lower than Schedule I or II drugs, and has a dependence liability that is also lower than Schedule I or II drugs."
"Petition to Reschedule Cannabis (Marijuana)," Oct. 9, 2002
Experts Individuals with MDs, PhDs, JDs, or equivalent advanced degrees in fields relevant to medical marijuana. Also top-level government officials (such as foreign leaders, US presidents, Founding Fathers, Supreme Court Justices, members of legislative bodies, cabinet members, military leaders, etc.) with positions relevant to medical marijuana issues.
Involvement and Affiliations:
Self-employed consultant and researcher, 1994-present
Longtime contributor, High Times
Senior Research Fellow, School of Public Policy, George Mason University, 2003-2005
Program Development and Research Analyst, Mouncey & Company, 2001-2003
Instructor of American History and Public Administration, College of Southern Maryland, 2000-2001
Research Assistant, Transportation Program, School of Public Policy, 1995-1996
Director of Communications, National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws (NORML), 1993
President and National Director, NORML, 1986-1989
Policy Analyst and Business Manager, NORML, 1981-1986
PhD, Public Policy and Regional Economic Development, School of Public Policy, George Mason University, 2000
MS, Justice and Drug Policy, American University, 1992
BA, Anthropology, Catholic University of America, 1985