Century Of Lies is a weekly 30-minute program that is focused on drug policy reform and the war on drugs. The show explores criminal justice, public health, and international policy as well as US policies and includes news reports, commentary, interviews, and other recorded segments. Century of Lies is a production of the Drug Truth Network and is syndicated via the Pacifica Foundation Radio Network.
This week on Century of Lies, international drug policy reform. We hear
portions of the 62nd Annual Session of the Commission on Narcotic Drugs, live
from Vienna, including interventions by the delegation from Switzerland, the
World Health Organization, the Canadian HIV Leg...
This week on Century of Lies: a Congressional committee takes a critical look
at White House drug policy. We'll hear from Rep. Elijah Cummings (D-MD),
chair of the House Oversight and Reform Committee, as well as Rep. Alexandria
Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY). Plus, there was a debat...
This week on Century of Lies, medical cannabis in the US and the UK. We talk
with the president and co-founder of Patients Out of Time, Mary Lynn Mathre,
RN, MSN, CARN, about their national clinical conference coming up April 11-13
in Tampa, Florida; and we hear a UK govern...
This week we continue our look at the upcoming annual meeting of the UN's
Commission on Narcotic Drugs and hear from representatives of civil society
organizations discussing the global war on drugs and the need for reform. On
today's program we hear from Zara Snapp with Ac...
This week we talk with guest Sanho Tree, longtime drug policy reformer and
Fellow at the Institute for Policy Studies, about White House drug policy,
harm reduction, Kamala Harris, and Joe Biden.
This week, we hear portions of a public workshop on opioid substitution
treatment that was held by the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering,
and Medicine, featuring presentations by Professor Helena Hansen, MD, PhD;
Professor Josiah Rich, MD, MPH; and Professor Eugen...
The Commission on Narcotic Drugs will soon hold its 62 annual session. The
CND meets from March 18 through 22 in Vienna, Austria. This year should be a
milestone. In 2009, member nations agreed to a political declaration with
targets in drug related indicators to be reached...
This week on Century of Lies, I'm joined by Ngaio Bealum as we discuss
marijuana in California and his new YouTube show; we hear from UNODC's Angela
Me as she addresses the Commission on Narcotic Drugs; and we hear the results
from the 2018 Monitoring the Future Survey of y...
This week, we hear from the DPA's Michael Collins about opposition to the
nomination of William Barr as US Attorney General, from IPS's Sanho Tree
about the folly of a border "wall," and from Compassionate Oregon's Anthony
Taylor about the state of marijuana legalization.