Marijuana Study


Thanks to everyone who expressed interest in this important study. At this time, we are no longer recruiting and are closed to enrollment. We look forward to sharing with you the results of the clinical trial in the future:”

 Want marijuana out of your life?

CODA and OHSU are conducting a research study at CODA for adults who want to quit using marijuana.

This study could include a placebo. If you are between the ages of 18 to 50 and want more information, please contact the CODA research department at or call 503.341.6103 or 503.239.8400 for more information. (eIRB #9993)


Writer Scott Stossel slays stigma

Scott Stossel’s book, “My Age of Anxiety,” is attracting a great deal of attention as the author makes the rounds of talk shows and interviews. Reviewers are citing it for its fairness, and its good mix of personal experience and well-documented research. Stossel has lived with severe anxiety throughout his […] Read more »

Martin Luther King Jr. Day

CODA will be closed Monday, January 20 to observe the day set aside to honor the life and work of the Reverend Martin Luther King. Jr. Readers of the CODA News blog interested in learning more about Dr. King’s work may find these two websites of interest: The Martin Luther […] Read more »

Oregon healthcare in the news

The Oregonian reports that some 50,000 people were able to get coverage by year’s end through the state’s healthcare exchange, Cover Oregon. Those people are in addition to “more than 100,000 people who were enrolled in the Oregon Health Plan using a streamlined process set up by the state to bypass Cover Oregon,” writes […] Read more »