WHITEHALL's former chief drug adviser has called for Scotland to legalise cannabis and ecstasy as medicines.
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In a paper published Wednesday in the journal Nature Reviews Neuroscience, a group of leading scientists argue that global drug prohibition has not only compounded the harms of drug use, but also produced the worst censorship of research in centuries.
A former Oxford academic chosen to replace sacked Professor David Nutt as the head of the government's drugs advisory panel once called for the legalization of cannabis.
The controversial former chief adviser on drugs launched a scathing attack on the Government and Gordon Brown, calling him from "some other universe".
Sacked government drugs adviser Prof David Nutt has called for a Royal Commission to investigate whether cannabis should be decriminalised.
Anti-pot propaganda drives most people to drink alcohol instead. But booze is far more dangerous than marijuana.
CANNABIS CULTURE - The fallout continues after the UK's top drug adviser, David Nutt, was fired for claiming cannabis and ecstasy are safer than alcohol and tobacco, with several resignations, increasing criticism of the government, and the possible collapse of the country's advisory council on drugs.
Mr Ferry... why do you not come out strongly when the RCMP (Or, as it was last week, the OPP) issue press releases with unsubstantiated and alarmist statements about the danger of marijuana cultivation facilities?
The British government's chief drug adviser has been fired after saying that cannabis and ecstasy are safer than cigarettes.