Last updated on: 8/30/2007 | Author: ProCon.org

Center for Drug and Alcohol Studies Biography

Position:
None Found to the question "Should Marijuana Be a Medical Option?"
Reasoning:

No position found as of 2006

Theoretical Expertise Ranking:
  Organizations/VIPs/Others
Individuals and organizations that do not fit into the other star categories.
Description:

“The Center for Drug and Alcohol Studies (CDAS) was established at the University of Delaware in 1991 to facilitate collaborative research and publishing on substance abuse among social and behavioral science faculty, professional staff, and students. Administratively housed in the University’s Department of Sociology and Criminal Justice, the Center is funded entirely through sponsored research grants and contracts.”

CDAS website (accessed 7, 2006)

Mission:

“The principal mission of the Center for Drug and Alcohol Studies (CDAS) is the production, dissemination, and utilization of scientific knowledge in two broad areas:

  • the etiology, patterns and consequences, and prevention and treatment of drug and alcohol abuse; and
  • the epidemiology of HIV/AIDS and other sexually transmitted diseases, and the prevention of HIV disease among high-risk populations.”
  • CDAS website (accessed 7, 2006)

    Other:
    Educational nonprofit