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DrugScience is the leading independent scientific body on drugs in the UK. We work to provide clear, evidence-based information without political or commercial interference.


Recent additions

Harm Reduction in Public Policy - the UK and the US – A DrugScience evening reception at the House of Lords

DrugScience, alongside Harm Reduction International, hosted a parliamentary event with a US bipartisan congressional delegation on furthering harm reduction in public policy

Addiction: from basic neuroscience to clinical treatments

A chapter by David Nutt aimed at sixth formers discussing the mechanisms and treatment options for a wide range of drug addictions and dependencies

Cannabis policy

A multi-criterion decision analysis applied to alcohol and cannabis regulation

The first MCDA analysis on drug regulatory options reveals legalisation with state control is the best option for reducing the harms associated with both alcohol and cannabis over decriminalisation, the free market, or strict prohibition


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