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Cannabis evidence was 'devalued'

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The row over the reclassification of cannabis has been reignited after the government's chief drug adviser accused ministers of "devaluing" the evidence.

Professor David Nutt, who heads the Advisory Council on the Misuse of Drugs, says it does not cause major health problems.

The Home Office said these opinions "do not reflect the views of government".

Mark Easton reports.

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