Nutt dismissal in Britain highlights diverging drug views

Abstract

At a time when the US government has signaled a softer stance on medical marijuana, the dismissal of an independent drug advisor in Britain has highlighted the UK’s hard-line stance on illegal substances. David Nutt, until recently chair of the Advisory Council on the Misuse of Drugs (ACMD), was fired by UK Home Secretary Alan Johnson on 30 October. The… (More)
DOI: 10.1038/nm1209-1337

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