Recent Drug Study

A recent study was published in the Lancet (http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20101101/ap_on_he_me/eu_med_dangerous_alcoholfrom the UK comparing alcohol with 20 drugs including heroin and crack cocaine.  The study focused on what the drug does to the user and those around the user.  When including a variety of behaviors and consequences of behavior the researchers decided that alcohol was more dangerous than all other drugs studied including heroin and crack.  What this study did not consider are the lifetime effects of prenatal exposure to alcohol for the innocent offspring of the users.