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Collection of this information is authorized under Public Health Service Act, Section 301(a)(42 U.S.C. 241(a)); Sections 341(a) and 344(d)(42 U.S.C. 257(a) and 260(d)); Sections 503 and 515 (42 U.S.C. 290aa-2 and 290cc). These sections authorize the conduct of research in all areas of drug abuse.

The primary use of this information is to a) collect and maintain a database for research activities at NIDA/IRP and b) enable Federal drug abuse researchers to evaluate and monitor the subjects' health during participation in a research project.  The areas of research include, but are not limited to, biomedical, clinical, behavioral, pharmacological, psychiatric, psychosocial, epidemiological, etiological, statistical, treatment and prevention of narcotic addiction and drug abuse.

Categories of records involved are administrative, medical and research records.  This information may be disclosed to NIDA/IRP research staff and contractors, collaborating researchers, organizations, and state and local officials for the purpose of conducting evaluation studies or collecting, aggregating, processing or analyzing records used in evaluation studies.  Submission of this information is voluntary, however, in order for us to evaluate the success of the NIDA/IRP research program, you should complete all fields.


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