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trans-Δ9-tetrahydrocannabinol

Selective Inhibition Shows Promise as Marijuana Treatment
Diana Martinez, MD and Pierre Trifilieff, PhD

A promising treatment option for addiction to marijuana may emerge through selective inhibition of a specific signaling pathway in the brain.





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State Medicaid Coverage of Addiction Treatment in the US
Beth Haynes

To help further knowledge of current care coverage, ASAM has produced two-page state fact sheets that summarize Medicaid coverage of both medication and counseling addiction treatment.

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ASAM Past President Elected to AMA Council

by Kerin Miller | Jun 20, 2014

Headshot of Michael Miller, MD, FASAMMichael M. Miller, MD, FASAM, past president of ASAM, was elected to the American Medical Association’s Council of Science and Public Health. The Council on Science and Public Health reports on medical, public health, and scientific issues that affect the practice of medicine, the public health system, the quality of patient care, and the translation of scientific research into patient treatment.

“I am so appreciative to have this opportunity to serve, as I have been well prepared for this Council by being on the front lines with others addressing one of our nation’s most pressing Public Health problems–addiction,” said Dr. Miller.

Many ASAM members are a part of the AMA Council to ensure that the addiction field is given a voice amongst all medical specialties. Dr. Miller joins ASAM’s president, Dr. Stuart Gitlow, as well as Dr. Ilse Levin on the Council. ASAM has held a seat in the American Medical Association House of Delegates since 1988.

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ASAM Past President Elected to AMA Council

by Kerin Miller | Jun 20, 2014

Headshot of Michael Miller, MD, FASAMMichael M. Miller, MD, FASAM, past president of ASAM, was elected to the American Medical Association’s Council of Science and Public Health. The Council on Science and Public Health reports on medical, public health, and scientific issues that affect the practice of medicine, the public health system, the quality of patient care, and the translation of scientific research into patient treatment.

“I am so appreciative to have this opportunity to serve, as I have been well prepared for this Council by being on the front lines with others addressing one of our nation’s most pressing Public Health problems–addiction,” said Dr. Miller.

Many ASAM members are a part of the AMA Council to ensure that the addiction field is given a voice amongst all medical specialties. Dr. Miller joins ASAM’s president, Dr. Stuart Gitlow, as well as Dr. Ilse Levin on the Council. ASAM has held a seat in the American Medical Association House of Delegates since 1988.

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Your ASAM

ASAM Past President Elected to AMA Council

by Kerin Miller | Jun 20, 2014

Headshot of Michael Miller, MD, FASAMMichael M. Miller, MD, FASAM, past president of ASAM, was elected to the American Medical Association’s Council of Science and Public Health. The Council on Science and Public Health reports on medical, public health, and scientific issues that affect the practice of medicine, the public health system, the quality of patient care, and the translation of scientific research into patient treatment.

“I am so appreciative to have this opportunity to serve, as I have been well prepared for this Council by being on the front lines with others addressing one of our nation’s most pressing Public Health problems–addiction,” said Dr. Miller.

Many ASAM members are a part of the AMA Council to ensure that the addiction field is given a voice amongst all medical specialties. Dr. Miller joins ASAM’s president, Dr. Stuart Gitlow, as well as Dr. Ilse Levin on the Council. ASAM has held a seat in the American Medical Association House of Delegates since 1988.

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ASAM Past President Elected to AMA Council

by Kerin Miller | Jun 20, 2014

Headshot of Michael Miller, MD, FASAMMichael M. Miller, MD, FASAM, past president of ASAM, was elected to the American Medical Association’s Council of Science and Public Health. The Council on Science and Public Health reports on medical, public health, and scientific issues that affect the practice of medicine, the public health system, the quality of patient care, and the translation of scientific research into patient treatment.

“I am so appreciative to have this opportunity to serve, as I have been well prepared for this Council by being on the front lines with others addressing one of our nation’s most pressing Public Health problems–addiction,” said Dr. Miller.

Many ASAM members are a part of the AMA Council to ensure that the addiction field is given a voice amongst all medical specialties. Dr. Miller joins ASAM’s president, Dr. Stuart Gitlow, as well as Dr. Ilse Levin on the Council. ASAM has held a seat in the American Medical Association House of Delegates since 1988.

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