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'Alcohol is the most harmful drug'

We are told today that alcohol is a more dangerous drug than heroin or crack cocaine.

The former senior government drugs adviser Prof David Nutt has, with colleagues on the Independent Scientific Committee on Drugs, produced a serious scientifically argued attack on current drugs legislation.

Professor Nutt and Mail on Sunday columnist Peter Hitchens debate if the laws are right.


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