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Patients Out of Time
Founded 1995
Headquarters Howardsville, VA
Area served United States
Focus support the rights of patients to have a legal and safe access to the therapeutic use of cannabis.

Patients Out of Time, or POT, is a patient advocacy organization dedicated to educating public health professionals and the public about medical marijuana. Incorporated in 1995, the group is led by medical and nursing professionals and the five remaining participants in the federal government's Investigational New Drug program for cannabis. POT is a member organization of the Coalition for Rescheduling Cannabis.

POT is the co-sponsor of a continuing series of medicinal cannabis conferences that are accredited for continuing education. See for information about The Fifth National Clinical Conference on Cannabis Therapeutics to be held on the Monterey peninsula of California on April 4&5, 2008. The conference is co-sponsored by the California Nurses Association and the University of California, San Francisco, School of Medicine.

POT is a 501c3 educational charity and a corporation of the Commonwealth of Virginia.


POT Administration

Board of Directors

  • Mary Lynn Mathre, President
  • Al Byrne, Secretary-Treasurer
  • Michael Aldrich, Director
  • Irvin Rosenfeld, Director

Founding Directors

  • Melanie Dreher, RN, PhD, FAAN
  • Barbara Douglass
  • Neil Jacobs
  • George McMahon (author)
  • Corrine Millet
  • Mae Nutt
  • Denis Petro, MD

Board of Advisors

  • Michelle Aldrich
  • David Bearman, MD
  • Richard Bonnie, JD
  • Sandee Burbank
  • Joshua Braun
  • Patrick Fourmy
  • Ed Glick, RN
  • Larry Hirsch, JD
  • Michael Krawitz
  • Bryan Krumm, RN
  • Joanna McKee
  • Jim Miller
  • Alice O’Leary
  • Carl Olsen
  • John Rowlingson, MD
  • Ethan Russo, MD
  • Tom Saint, RN, PA-C, Lcdr., CG, ret.
  • Juan Sanchez-Ramos, MD, PhD
  • Ralph A. Smith, Esq.
  • Gary Storck
  • Mark Ware, MD, MSc, MRCP
  • Lennice Werth
  • Don Wirtshafter, Esq.
  • Ken Wolski, RN, MPA
  • Kevin Zeese, Esq.

See also

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