On 11th November CCJS held an audience with Professor David Nutt chaired by our director, Richard Garside. You can watch it here.
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See below how the debate developed
Open letter to Home Secretary
Richard Garside has written an open letter to the Home Secretary following his dismissal of Professor David Nutt. Click here to read the letter.
Home Secretary makes errors in debate
Click here to read the errors of fact from the Home Secretary about Professor Nutt in emergency debate.
Following a debate that displayed the Commons at its worst, Evan Harris MP released a document that catalogued the numerous errors made the by Home Secretary in his statement to the House. Public support for David Nutt was shown on a Facebook site that now has over 27,000 members and a demonstration outside Number 10 Downing Street with one placard calling for `Evidence based policy NOT prejudice based policy'. For full media coverage visit Google News and enter search term "David Nutt".
Estimating drug harms: a risky business? - read it for yourself
In this briefing, which is an edited transcript of the 2009 Eve Saville lecture, Professor Nutt discusses drug regulation and control, drugs politics and suggests a way forward on the drugs debate. Click here to download the publication.
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