Monday, 27 February 2012

Nicotine is the most addictive drug on the planet - Blakemore talks about the War on Drugs | TechEye

Even in countries like Portugal and the Netherlands, where the use of drugs has been de-criminalised, a blind eye is turned to the illegal supply chain. A piece he wrote for medical organ The Lancet three years ago showed that alcohol abuse was just behind street methadone. Sipping his pint, Blakemore said that if there was science in the argument, using alcohol and tobacco should justify a prison sentence of 14 years for supply.