Government adviser fired for saying alcohol is more dangerous than drugs

Submitted by Eternity on Mon, 11/02/2009 - 20:15.

Allison Kilkenney - The Guardian reports that Professor David Nutt, the British government’s chief drug adviser, has been fired after claiming that ecstasy and LSD are less dangerous than alcohol.


So continues the journey to failure first instigated by the British and United States government four decades ago when the two governments implemented their long and pointless “Wars on Drugs.”

If you’re one of the 34 percent of admirably plucky and stubborn Americans who don’t think the War on Drugs is failing, perhaps examining the idiotic way in which the British government handles drugs will inspire you to see the flaws in supporting laws that arbitrarily dictate what substances human beings can and cannot ingest.  Read more.