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Dope-Smoking, Menstruating Monkey Study Got $3.6 Million in Tax Dollars

3 years agoNews : The Coming Crisis

The National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA), a division of the federal government’s National Institutes of Health (NIH), has spent $3,634,807 over the past decade funding research that involves getting monkeys to smoke and drink drugs such as PCP, methamphetamine (METH), heroin, and cocaine and then studying their behavior, including during different phases of the female monkeys’ menstrual cycles.
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Study Helps Unravel Mysteries Of Brain's Endocannabinoid System - NIDA Research Could Lead To Better Treatment For Pain And Marijuana Addiction

Health : Medical News Today (6 years ago)

New research funded by the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA), part of the National Institutes of Health, has identified a new mechanism for the processing of endocannabinoids, natural brain compounds similar to THC, the active... Read Post

Stony Brook Researchers Receive $3.8 Million NIH Grant to Develop Drugs for Pain, Inflammation

Health : Newswise Medical News (last year)

A multidisciplinary research team at Stony Brook University has received a five-year $3.8 million grant from the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA), part of the National Institutes of Health, to develop new drugs for pain, infl... Read Post

Montefiore Researchers Receive $3.7 Million Grant to Study Impact of Anti-Smoking Program for HIV-infected Smokers

Health : Newswise Medical News (7 months ago)

The five-year grant from the National Institute on Drug Abuse at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) supports the study of Positively Smoke Free (PSF), an intensive group cessation program designed specifically for HIV-infected ... Read Post


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