Last updated on: 6/1/2009 | Author: ProCon.org

National Institute of Mental Health Biography

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

No position found as of May 7, 2002

Theoretical Expertise Ranking:
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Description:

“The NIMH conducts a wide range of research, research training, research capacity development, as well as, public information outreach and dissemination to fulfill its mission.

NIMH also takes the lead in understanding the impact of behavior on HIV transmission and pathogenesis, and in developing effective behavioral preventive interventions.”

“About Us” NIMH website (accessed Aug. 14, 2007)

Mission:

“The mission of the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) is to reduce the burden of mental illness through research on the mind, brain, and behavior.”

“About Us” NIMH website (accessed Aug. 14, 2007)

Other:
US Government agency
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  1. For Which Symptoms or Conditions Might Marijuana Provide Relief?