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Cannabis Reclassification Row

Duration:
30 minutes
First broadcast:
Thursday 19 November 2009

The sacking of the government's former chief drugs adviser caused outrage in some quarters of the scientific community. Professor David Nutt had criticised the government's decision to reclassify cannabis from class C to class B. James Silver investigates the causes of the row and asks if the government's cannabis classification policy is in disarray.

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