Century Of Lies

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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.

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Conversations with Vivian McPeak and Michael Krawitz

Airs at: Wed, 07/03/2019 at 12:00am - 12:30am
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On this edition of Century of Lies we speak with Vivian McPeak, Executive Director of Seattle Hempfest, about partial success in an ongoing battle with Washington state over free speech issues; plus we speak with Michael Krawitz from Veterans for Medical Cannabis Access abo... Read more

International Rescheduling of Cannabis

Airs at: Wed, 06/26/2019 at 12:00am - 12:30am
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The Commission on Narcotic Drugs met in Vienna on Monday June 24 to hear a report by the World Health Organization's Expert Committee on Drug Dependence recommending that cannabis be rescheduled and removed from the list of banned substances. Read more

Hari Jones on Juneteenth

Airs at: Wed, 06/19/2019 at 12:00am - 12:30am
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This week on Century, historian and author Hari Jones speaks about Juneteenth, and the California State Assembly approves a measure to allow San Francisco to set up a supervised consumption facility. Read more

Cannabis Use by Older Adults

Airs at: Wed, 06/12/2019 at 12:00am - 12:30am
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This week we talk with Seattle Hempfest Executive Director Vivian McPeak about a lawsuit they've filed against the state over onerous restrictions on cannabis businesses, and we talk with Julie Bobitt, PhD, from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign about her resea... Read more

Health and Harm Reduction Part Two

Airs at: Wed, 06/05/2019 at 12:00am - 12:30am
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This week on Century of Lies, we continue our conversation with Keith Brown, MPH, Director of Health and Harm Reduction at the Katal Center for Health, Equity, and Justice; plus, we hear from Matt Simon, New England Political Director for the Marijuana Policy Project, about... Read more

Health and Harm Reduction

Airs at: Wed, 05/29/2019 at 12:00am - 12:30am
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This week on Century of Lies, part one of our conversation with Keith Brown, MPH, Director of Health and Harm Reduction at the Katal Center for Health, Equity, and Justice. https://www.katalcenter.org/ Read more

Supervised Consumption Sites

Airs at: Wed, 05/22/2019 at 12:00am - 12:30am
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This week on Century of Lies, the UK House of Commons discusses medical cannabis prescribing, and the Philadelphia City Council and Philly DA Larry Krassner talk about harm reduction and supervised consumption sites. Note: new recordings of Century of Lies are now being rel... Read more

How To Change Your Mind

Airs at: Sun, 05/19/2019 at 12:00am - 12:30am
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This week on Century of Lies, host Doug McVay is joined by best-selling author Michael Pollan to discuss psychedelic medicine, decriminalization, and his book How To Change Your Mind. Plus the House Committee on Oversight and Reform looks at federal drug control policy. Read more

Alternatives To Coercion

Airs at: Sun, 05/12/2019 at 12:00am - 12:30am
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This week on Century of Lies, we talk to Lindsay LaSalle with the Drug Policy Alliance about harm reduction, alternatives to coercion, and the DPA's upcoming conference in San Francisco May 16 and 17; and with Teressa Raiford, a community organizer, social justice activist,... Read more

International Harm Reduction

Airs at: Sun, 05/05/2019 at 12:00am - 12:30am
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This week on Century, former UN official and retired international civil servant Dr. Mary Chinery-Hesse addresses the 2019 International Harm Reduction Conference #HR19 in Porto, Portugal. The audio for this week's Century comes to us courtesy of the Rights Reporter Founda... Read more