Alcohol is more harmful than heroin or crack, according to a study published in the medical journal The Lancet. Via: BBC News
In its most recent issue, authoritative medical journal The Lancet published a study co-authored by Professor David Nutt, a former UK government advisor who was dismissed for suggesting that drugs should be classified according to harm, which used 16 criteria, “including a drug’s affects on users’ physical and mental health, social harms including crime, ‘family adversities’ and environmental damage, economic costs and ‘international damage’,’ in order to determine just how harmful certain drugs really were.

The UK’s Home Office responded to the report’s findings by reiterating their desire “to reduce drug use, crack down on drug-related crime and disorder and help addicts come off drugs for good.”

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