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December 12, 2013

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Today marks the website launch for the Collaborative Research on Addiction at NIH (CRAN) initiative. Comprised of representatives from the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA), the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA), and the Tobacco Control Research Branch of the National Cancer Institute (NCI), this partnership will integrate resources and expertise to advance the science and treatment of substance abuse and addiction. The new site will allow interested researchers, clinicians, and the public to follow the collaboration’s initiatives.

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