Prominent professor of neuropsychopharmacology wants the UK medical community to embrace cannabis to meet patients urgent clinical needs.

Neuropsychopharmacologist David Nutt lost his job as the UK’s chief drug advisor when he publicly criticized the government’s drug policies.

Now, as the Edmond J Safra professor of neuropsychopharmacology at Imperial College London, he’s publishing articles in prominent journals to encourage physicians to “embrace cannabis like penicillin.”

Nutt says that doctors embraced penicillin without first running a full suite of trials because it met a major clinical need at the time.

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Adam Drury ~ HighTimes.com

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