Alcohol is a much greater threat to people’s health than cannabis, former Home Office minister Norman Baker has warned, saying its dangers are being underplayed.

Alcohol is far more deadly than cannabis, former minister Norman Baker

Alcohol is a much greater threat to people’s health than cannabis, former Home Office minister Norman Baker has warned, saying its dangers are being underplayed.

In 1937, Norman Baker bought the aging Crescent Hotel in Eureka Springs, AK for the purpose of opening a cancer hospital and health resort. He advertised miracle cures that required neither surgery nor painful extensive tests; however, he had been scamming people for years. He had no medical training and was convicted in Iowa for practicing medicine without a license. Baker was again convicted of fraud and spent 4 years in Leavenworth prison. Many of his patients still haunt the Crescent…

In 1937, Norman Baker bought the aging Crescent Hotel in Eureka Springs, AK for the purpose of opening a cancer hospital and health resort. He advertised miracle cures that required neither surgery nor painful extensive tests; however, he had been scamming people for years. He had no medical training and was convicted in Iowa for practicing medicine without a license. Baker was again convicted of fraud and spent 4 years in Leavenworth prison. Many of his patients still haunt the Crescent…

Norman Baker opened up his own hospital in Iowa.  he claimed to have the cure for cancer. Before a crowd of 32,000 he demonstrated man who had " cancer" on the top of his head.   scalp was removed to show how Dr. Baker had cured the man of cancer, after only three treatments with his concoction of spring water, watermelon seed, and carbolic acid.Baker fled to Mexico to avoid arrest then continued killing patients at his new hospital in Ark. Ironically, he died in 1958 of liver cancer.

Norman Baker opened up his own hospital in Iowa. he claimed to have the cure for cancer. Before a crowd of 32,000 he demonstrated man who had " cancer" on the top of his head. scalp was removed to show how Dr. Baker had cured the man of cancer, after only three treatments with his concoction of spring water, watermelon seed, and carbolic acid.Baker fled to Mexico to avoid arrest then continued killing patients at his new hospital in Ark. Ironically, he died in 1958 of liver cancer.

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Liberal Democrat leader Nick Clegg and Norman Baker (left) in Newhaven. Baker had held Lewes since 1997.

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Liberal Democrat leader Nick Clegg and Norman Baker (left) in Newhaven. Baker had held Lewes since 1997.

Legally for sale on the High St, the drugs as lethal as heroin. Deaths linked to legal highs have soared from 12 in 2009 up to 97 in 2012 Experts warn fatalities could overtake those linked to heroin by next year Warned that selling the drugs on High Street gives impression they're safe Norman Baker's report suggested blanket ban on psychoactive substances But since his resignation last November no legislation has been enacted

Legally for sale on the High St, the drugs as lethal as heroin

Legally for sale on the High St, the drugs as lethal as heroin. Deaths linked to legal highs have soared from 12 in 2009 up to 97 in 2012 Experts warn fatalities could overtake those linked to heroin by next year Warned that selling the drugs on High Street gives impression they're safe Norman Baker's report suggested blanket ban on psychoactive substances But since his resignation last November no legislation has been enacted

Norman Baker owner of the Crescent Hotel during the 1930's.

Norman Baker owner of the Crescent Hotel during the 1930's.

Liberal Democrat MP Norman Baker says it might be 'prudent' for Prince Andrew   not to attend the World Economic Forum in Davos given the 'circumstances'

Duke of York's attendance at Davos could damage British interests, says ex-minister

Liberal Democrat MP Norman Baker says it might be 'prudent' for Prince Andrew not to attend the World Economic Forum in Davos given the 'circumstances'

Minister for cycling: UK will never be like the Netherlands    Norman Baker welcomes the all-party cycling inquiry but says advocates need to be 'realistic'

Minister for cycling: UK will never be like the Netherlands

Minister for cycling: UK will never be like the Netherlands Norman Baker welcomes the all-party cycling inquiry but says advocates need to be 'realistic'

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