A new blog on the Collaborative Research on Addiction at NIH (CRAN) website spotlights: "Raising the minimum age for purchasing tobacco products: Lessons learned from alcohol."  

Guest authors: Collaborative Research on Addiction at NIH (CRAN)

  • Kristen Mangold, M.S.W., Tobacco Control and Research Branch, Behavioral Research Program, Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences, NCI; and
  • Ralph Hingson, Sc.D., M.P.H., Director, Division of Epidemiology and Prevention Research, NIAAA.


The mission of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) partnership, Collaborative Research on Addiction at NIH (CRAN), is to provide a strong collaborative framework to enable the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA), the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA), and the National Cancer Institute (NCI) to integrate resources and expertise to advance substance use, abuse, and addiction research and public health outcomes. For more, visit https://www.addictionresearch.nih.gov/