42 U.S. Code § -
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(a) In general
The general purpose of the National Institute on Drug Abuse (hereafter in this subpart referred to as the “Institute”) is the conduct and support of biomedical and behavioral research, health services research, research training, and health information dissemination with respect to the prevention of drug abuse and the treatment of drug abusers.
(b) Research program
The research program established under this subpart shall encompass the social, behavioral, and biomedical etiology, mental and physical health consequences, and social and economic consequences of drug abuse. In carrying out the program, the Director of the Institute shall give special consideration to projects relating to drug abuse among women (particularly with respect to pregnant women).
Source(July 1, 1944, ch. 373, title IV, § 464L, as added Pub. L. 102–321, title I, § 123(a),July 10, 1992, 106 Stat. 360; amended Pub. L. 102–352, § 2(a)(3),Aug. 26, 1992, 106 Stat. 938; Pub. L. 109–482, title I, § 103(b)(33),Jan. 15, 2007, 120 Stat. 3688.)
2007—Subsec. (d). Pub. L. 109–482struck out subsec. (d) which related to authorization of appropriations and allocation for health services research.
1992—Subsec. (d)(1). Pub. L. 102–352inserted “other than section 285o–4 of this title,” after “this subpart,”.
Effective Date of 2007 Amendment
Amendment by Pub. L. 109–482applicable only with respect to amounts appropriated for fiscal year 2007 or subsequent fiscal years, see section 109 ofPub. L. 109–482, set out as a note under section 281 of this title.
Effective Date of 1992 Amendment
Amendment by Pub. L. 102–352effective immediately upon effectuation of amendment made by Pub. L. 102–321, see section 3(1) ofPub. L. 102–352, set out as a note under section 285n of this title.