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Druglink article 2010 – Sink or swim by Susanne MacGregor

Britain now has arguably one of the best drug treatment systems in the world. But there are choppy waters ahead, says Susanne MacGregor. The government’s 2008 drugs strategy aimed to “deliver new approaches to drug treatment and social reintegration”. It gave long overdue attention to…

Druglink interview 2010 – David and Goliath by Jeremy Sare

Professor David Nutt, Head of Neuropsychopharmacology at Imperial College, London was famously sacked as chairman of the government’s Advisory Council on the Misuse of Drugs (ACMD) last October. He now heads up the newly established Independent Scientific Committee on Drugs (ISCD), which is being…