Medical Text Explores Science of Cannabis Use Disorders

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Springer has just released a book that reviews state-of-the-science evidence on the etiology, diagnosis, and treatment of cannabis use disorders. NIDA Division of Therapeutics and Medical Consequences Deputy Director Ivan Montoya, M.D., M.P.H., and Division of Extramural Research Director Susan Weiss, Ph.D., edited the book. Numerous NIDA staff and grantees contributed chapters discussing cutting-edge findings from basic science through treatment and translational research to the role of external factors. NIDA International Program Director Steve Gust, Ph.D., and coauthors analyze the topic from an international perspective, with contributions from Graciela Ahumada, Argentina; Jan Copeland and John Howard, Australia; Paul Griffiths, European Monitoring Centre for Drugs and Drug Addiction; and Marya Hynes, Inter-American Drug Abuse Control Commission at the Organization of American States. More information, including the table of contents, is available on the Springer website.