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Newsletter Digest: Cloning, oil spills and the Nutty Professor

Peter Griffin posted in on August 6th, 2010.

Sacked drug adviser tours NZ Professor David Nutt grabbed headlines in the UK last year when the chair of the British Government’s Advisory Council on the Misuse of Drugs was sacked for his controversial views on recreational drugs and how they are classified. Professor Nutt, who has gone on to form the Independent Council on […]

PODCAST: Professor David Nutt – The Inconvenient Truth about Drugs

Peter Griffin posted in on August 6th, 2010.

Prominent psychiatrist Professor David Nutt has been touring New Zealand giving lectures about his view that illegal drugs should be classified according to the harm they cause. Professor Nutt was sacked last year from his position as chairman of the Advisory Council on the Misuse of Drugs (ACMD), after publishing a paper claiming that alcohol […]

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