'Cannabis is illegal for political not medical reasons'
David Nutt is an English neuropsychopharmacologist and chair of Drug Science, a non-profit founded in 2010 to provide independent, evidence-based information on drugs. As well as being a professor at Bristol universty, leading their Psycopharmocology unit, he has authored several books including Drink? The New Science of Alcohol and Health and Search and Rescue.
Nutt advocates strongly for the legalisation of cannabis and ecstasy, appearing on shows such as Newsnight and a BBC documentary. Additionaly, he has debated Peter Hitchens, a leading opponent of cannabis decriniminalisation on BBC Radio 4.
Professor Nutt both knows what he’s talking about, and isn’t afraid to say it. - Club Soda