Prevention

January 6, 2010: MYTHBUSTERS: SEPARATING FACT FROM FICTION IN THE ACMD AND THE MEDIA
Comments: 13 | Categories: Cannabis comment , Current Affairs , Debate , Policies, legislation , Prevention
When Professor David Nutt was sacked by the Home Secretary for arguing against government policy on drug classification, he stated that his proposals were based on scientific evidence. Professor Andy Parrott goes mythbusting. It has been highly publicised across the...

March 3, 2009: "DRUG-RELATED DEATHS": DEFINITION
Comments: 4 | Categories: Medical , Policies, legislation , Prevention , Research
Further to the debate on what does or does not count as a "drug-related death", Peter O'Loughlin gives the authoritative definition, as below. In 2000, the advisory Council on the Misuse of Drugs (ACMD) published a report, Reducing Drug Related...