Is alcohol the most dangerous drug?
The story The headlines that hit every news broadcast that I heard on Monday reported that ‘alcohol is more dangerous than heroin’. This was taken from a report put together by the Independent Committee on Drugs of which Professor Nutt, the sacked government chief drugs advisor, is a member.
Cannabis medicine gets the go-ahead
Cannabis. It seems that this drug above all others causes the most debate and controversy, especially over whether or not it should be legalised in the UK. One of the arguments for legalisation is the fact that the active chemicals in the drug (cannabinoids) have been proven to have medicinal properties.