National Institute on Drug Abuse


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National Institute on Drug Abuse

 (NIDA)
an institute of the national institutes of health that seeks to bring the power of science to bear on drug abuse and addiction through support and conduct of research across a broad range of disciplines, with rapid and effective dissemination of results of the research.
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An Iowa woman with MS is one of the 8 people who still receive legal marijuana cigarettes through a compassionate use program sanctioned by the FDA and the National Institute on Drug Abuse. This program closed in 1992.
Congress approved SAODAP in March 1972 as part of the Drug Abuse Office and Treatment Act (PL 92-255).(3) Following the president's recommendation, Congress made SAODAP a temporary agency with a life of three years, after which it would be replaced by a new agency, the National Institute on Drug Abuse.(4)
Conflicting Federal guidelines on clinical use of pain-relievers were the principal topic of a panel on prescription drugs at the 2nd National Conference on Drug Abuse Research and Practice of the National Institute on Drug Abuse, held in Washington, DC, last July.
Those few programs which have included attention to work maintenance training have tended to be protracted, complex, and relatively expensive to implement (e.g., Dickinson & Maynard, 1981; National Institute on Drug Abuse [NIDA], 1978).
The frequent use (i.e, [is greater than or equal to] 5 days per month) of marijuana by young adults aged 18-25 years declined from 18.7% in 1977 to 6.9% in 1988 (6; National Institute on Drug Abuse [NIDA], unpublished data); however, frequent use of other drugs increased from <1.0% in 1977 to 1.3% in 1988, primarily due to the increase in the use of cocaine (6; NIDA, unpublished data).
Data from the national study of clients in treatment (Treatment Outcome Prospective Study, or TOPS, funded by the National Institute on Drug Abuse) indicate that although clients are about as likely to express the need for educational and vocational services, they are more likely to report receipt of educational services.
Drug Use Among American High School Students, College Students, and Other Young Adults: National Trends Through 1985, National Institute on Drug Abuse (Rockville, MD, 1986).
The National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) will hold a press conference on Wednesday, Dec.
The report recommends integration of the National Institute on Drug Abuse, the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism, and related research portfolios from other NIH centers.
Each year, the MTF, which is funded under grants from the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA), asks approximately 50,000 8th-, 10th-, and 12th-grade students in some 400 schools nationwide about their, use of drugs, alcohol, and cigarettes.
Volkow, director of the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA), methamphetamine is "a stimulant drug that can have devastating medical, psychiatric, and social consequences."
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