Thoughts on politics and life from a liberal perspective

Monday, 1 February 2010

Interview with Professor David Nutt about UK drugs policy

Following on from my review of the event I chaired recently with Professor David Nutt, the former head of the Advisory Council on the Misuse of Drugs in Reading, here is the interview I did with him straight afterwards. It lasts just over 4 minutes:

It is clear from his responses about current UK drugs policy that he thinks we should be moving towards a Portuguese style decriminalisation system in the UK too. I think it is very significant for such a recent government drugs advisor to be advocating this. They can't go on ignoring the evidence forever...

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