Russell Brand is a comedian and an actor. He has worked on films such as Arthur, Forgetting Sarah Marshall, Get Him to the Greek and more. Currently, he is taking a stance with the UK Parliament on their policy towards possession charges. He relates his experience with addiction and getting charged with possession, and speaks to the fact that the criminal system may be counter productive towards the addict. He believes that addicts and alcoholics should be seen from a medical approach when dealing with criminal offenses. He believes alcoholism and drug addiction are a disease and that proper rehabilitation is more effective than imprisonment.