ProCon.org was referenced by the media (including scholarly journals) 344 timesin 2013 and over 1,100 times since our beginning in 2004. Some of those references include the New York Times, BBC, CNN, 60 Minutes, New England Journal of Medicine, Washington Post, Los Angeles Times, Forbes, Slate, Houston Chronicle, PBS, Associated Press, Fox News, USA Today, several radio stations, and more.
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Kansas City Star / Kansas City, MO - Mar. 31, 2014
Kansas City Star referenced ProCon.org in an article by Paula Sirois titled "Should I or shouldn't I? How to decide." The article featured an interview with ProCon.org President Kamy Akhavan, who stated "Just like looking both ways before crossing the street, we should consider the pros and cons before making important decisions. Really understanding other perspectives, whether we agree with them or not, makes us more informed, better citizens and more advanced critical thinkers."
The article was reprinted by the Sacramento Bee, the Bradenton Herald and the Macon Telegraph on Mar. 31, 2014.
SiteProNews referenced Euthanasia ProCon.org in an article by Chris Malette titled "Deathly Afraid to Decide: Dying on Whose Terms?" The article stated, "There is a stirring pro versus con discussion on the issue listed on ProCon's website."
NBC News referenced Medical MarijuanaProCon.org in a televised interview with ProCon.org President Kamy Akhavan. The two-minute video by reporter Tracie Potts focused on efforts to legalize medical marijuana in Maryland.
KQED referenced Felon Voting ProCon.org ProCon.org in an article by Matthew Green titled "Should Felons Have the Right to Vote?" Our historical timeline of felon voting was listed under "More Resources."
KQED / Northern California - Feb. 28, 2014
KQED referenced Felon Voting ProCon.org ProCon.org in an article by Matthew Green titled "Map: States Where Felons Can't Vote." The introduction stated, "A good overview of each state's specific restrictions can be found at ProCon.org."
International Business Times / United Kingdom - Feb. 27, 2014
KOGO News Radio 600 AM / San Diego, CA - Feb. 21, 2014
KOGO News Radio 600 AM, owned by Clear Channel, referenced Medical MarijuanaProCon.org on the show The Voice of Merrill in an interview with ProCon.org President and Managing Editor Kamy Akhavan. Host Chris Merrill recommended ProCon.org to his listeners, calling our website "very useful" and "dynamite." The interview can be found on the KOGO website.
The author wrote, "The group ProCon.org, a nonprofit group that keeps track of government studies worldwide, claims 105 studies on medical marijuana have been conducted worldwide, mostly in Europe and Canada, between 1990-2012."
The Independent, a daily newspaper, referenced Medical Marijuana ProCon.org in an article titled "Could Ohio Legalize Marijuana? It Depends on Whom You Talk to." The article stated, "The website ProCon.org cites 105 studies done on marijuana's effects on individuals with severe neuropathic pain, multiple sclerosis, cancer-related pain and other symptoms related to chronic pain."
ChicagoNow, a blogging site managed by Tribune Media Group, a subsidiary of the Chicago Tribune, referenced Medical Marijuana ProCon.org in an article by Sabrina Nixon titled "The Pros and Cons of Medical Marijuana." The author wrote, "I stumbled upon an interesting website respectfully called ProCon.org. This website is a non-profit organization that lists the pros and cons of controversial issues."
MSN Money referenced Medical Marijuana ProCon.org in an article by Bill Meagher titled "Marijuana Stocks Are Smokin'." The author wrote, "Twenty states and Washington, D.C., allow the use of medical pot and 11 states allow marijuana dispensaries, according to ProCon.org, a website that tracks marijuana legislation."
Red Bluff Daily News / Red Bluff, CA - Jan. 7, 2014
Red Bluff Daily News referenced Medical Marijuana ProCon.org in an article titled "Teens and Pot." The article stated, "A Mayo Clinic report published in 2006 and reported on in procon.org found that "marijuana smoke contains 50 percent to 70 percent more carcinogenic hydrocarbons than does tobacco smoke and has the potential to cause cancer of the lungs and respiratory tract."
Washington Post / Washington, DC - Jan. 5, 2014
Washington Post linked to Gay MarriageProCon.org in an article by Jennifer Rubin titled "What Mattered in 2013."
The Denver Post referenced Medical Marijuana ProCon.org in an article by Suzanne S. Brown titled "Teens and Pot Use: Parents, Here's What You Need to Talk about." The author wrote, "A Mayo Clinic report published in 2006 and reported on in procon.org found that 'marijuana smoke contains 50 percent to 70 percent more carcinogenic hydrocarbons than does tobacco smoke and has the potential to cause cancer of the lungs and respiratory tract.'"
The article was reprinted in the Lebanon Daily News and the Canon City Daily Record.