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Response to reteachinwi (Reply #3)

Mon Apr 15, 2013, 09:36 PM

8. That's true

He's a heavy hitter but who knows where he got his info on the drug habits of bankers.

" He is currently Chair of the Independent Scientific Committee on Drugs (ISCD) and Past-President of the European College of Neuropsychopharmacology (ECNP), Vice-President of the European Brain Council and President of the British Neuroscience Association"

http://www1.imperial.ac.uk/medicine/people/d.nutt/

From The Independent article:

Last week he attacked the Government over the laws dealing with magic mushrooms, ecstasy and cannabis, which he claims hinder medical research. Magic mushrooms were banned in 2005.

Prof Nutt said he deems the laws surrounding mushrooms "absurd" and "insane" and says it makes it hard to procure one of their ingredients - psilocybin, which is used to treat depression.


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