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Fallout from sacking the scientist

Tensions rose in the studio as Liberal Democrats Home Affairs spokesman Chris Huhne and Labour MP Barry Gardiner debated the sacking of Professor David Nutt.

Home Secretary Alan Johnson sacked the chairman of the Advisory Council on the Misuse of Drugs after the professor criticised the government's decision to reclassify Cannabis as a class B drug.

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