Blog Posts - David Nutt



Dr. David Nutt on Alcohol

Rebutting industry myths. A couple of years ago, the European Alcohol Policy Alliance, known as EuroCare, put together a brochure addressing the common messages the liquor industry attempts to drive home through its heavy spending on advertising.
by Addiction Inbox on Sep 25, 2013

Dr. David Nutt on Alcohol

Rebutting industry myths. A couple of years ago, the European Alcohol Policy Alliance, known as EuroCare, put together a brochure addressing the common messages the liquor industry attempts to drive home through its heavy spending on advertising.
by Addiction Inbox on Sep 25, 2013

Huffington Post: UK Riots - How the Drugs War Fits In

Published here on 11/08/11:http://www.huffingtonpost.co.uk/jason-reed/uk-riots-how-the-drugs-wa_b_923930.htmlMost of us have an opinion, and many of us look higher than simple knee-jerk reactionary comments. To discuss the current situation of the UK...
by HomeGrownOutlaw on Sep 6, 2011

Skunk Debunked?

Over the last few years, an almost separate debate has raged; like a hybrid version of the issue, Skunk has now taken the place of contention over cannabis.Cannabis was downgraded from class B to C in 2004, but was moved back to class C in 2008, due...
by HomeGrownOutlaw on Apr 6, 2011

Evidence, Evidence, Evidence!

On Wednesday 9 March, the House of Lords held a Question For Short Debate on making the case for a Royal Commission on drug use and possession.  The debate was initiated by Lord Norton of Louth. Lord Norton has hosted a comment section to his bl...
by HomeGrownOutlaw on Mar 10, 2011

The Home Secretary gets Zebooed

We’ve blogged already about this government’s previous form on ignoring scientific advice, and there’s plenty more in Complete and Utter Zebu. But we thought we really ought to Zeboo Home Secretary Alan Johnson.
by Complete and Utter Zebu on Nov 2, 2009

Drugs, Politics, and UK Research Culture: Some Broader Implications Of The Nutt Sacking

On Friday, I twittered about a recent report written by Prof. David Nutt, both an academic and Chairperson of the UK government's Advisory Council on the Misuse of Drugs. In the report--published by the Centre for Crime and Justice Studies at King's...
by Chasing Dragons on Nov 2, 2009

Let’s Not Have an ‘Evidence Based’ Drugs Policy

Anybody who has ever smoked a spliff will have been feeling rather righteous this week. Professor David Nutt was forced to resign following his comments suggsting that certain illegal drugs were less dangerous than alcohol and tobacco. In the afterma...
by The Third Estate on Nov 2, 2009

Drugs, Politics, and UK Research Culture: Some Broader Implications Of The Nutt Sacking

On Friday, I twittered about a recent report written by Prof. David Nutt, both an academic and Chairperson of the UK government's Advisory Council on the Misuse of Drugs. In the report--published by the Centre for Crime and Justice Studies at King's...
by Chasing Dragons on Nov 2, 2009


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