The NIDA Just Proposed a Subtle Name Change – Does That Mean Cannabis and Psychedelic Legalization is Now Imminent?

There is a subtle move by the administration that might have profound impacts on drug research in the years to come. What am I referring to? The subtle name change of NIDA, the National Institute on Drug Abuse, to the National Institute on Drugs and Addiction. NIDA, a part of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), has long been at the forefront of the nation’s “War on Drugs,” primarily focusing on the study of substance abuse and addiction from a criminal justice perspective.