Statement by Professor David Nutt on calls to ban mephedrone

Responding to calls by the National Association of Headteachers for mephedrone to be banned, Professor David Nutt, chair of the Independent Scientific Committee on Drugs (ISCD) said:

'I support the Home Secretary's position that a rush into classifying mephedrone is premature

17 March 2010

Knife crime: perception vs reality

Richard Garside argues in The Guardian that the narrow focus on the 'crime problem' is preventing policy makers from considering the totality of ways in which the lived experience of far too...

18 July 2008