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Indeed, I suffer from what has been termed "equasy", an addiction to all things equine.
Yes, however Nutt himself did say in his 'equasy' article, "violence is historically intimately with equasy - especially those who gather together in hunting groups."
Writing in an academic journal, Professor David Nutt said taking ecstasy was no worse than the risks of "equasy", a term he invented to describe people's addiction to horse-riding.
In the article, titled "Equasy: An overlooked addiction with implications for the current debate on drug harms", Prof Nutt wrote that "equasy", short for "Equine Addiction Syndrome", had caused 10 deaths and more than 100 road traffic accidents a year.
So he invents an addiction called "equasy" to make his point.
Prof Nutt was a high profile critic of the government's decision to reclassify cannabis as a class B drug, while in January he coined the phrase 'equasy' to highlight the fact that harm from illegal drugs could be equated to harm from other more-established parts of life, in this case horse-riding, which he said caused ten deaths and 100 accidents every year.