The new Nutt Study – Advanced knowledge for risk assessment of psychoactive substances  Jörg Simon Schmid

In the “Nutt study” is a broad international noticed, but also controversial study (2007 / University of Bristol / Prof. David Nutt) The aim of the study was to raise the risk potential of psychoactive substances and to make them comparable. The derived from the results of recommendations came in government circles with little enthusiasm, after Nutt was dismissed as chairman of the Advisory Council on the Misuse of Drugs (AMCD) 2009 of his office. In 2010, David Nutt published together with the Independent Scientific Committee founded by him on Drugs (ISCD) is a follow-up study.