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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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Sanho Tree

Airs at: Sun, 02/17/2019 at 12:00am - 12:30am
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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. Read more

Opioid Substitution Treatment

Airs at: Sun, 02/10/2019 at 12:00am - 12:30am
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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... Read more

A Decade of Failure

Airs at: Sun, 02/03/2019 at 12:00am - 12:30am
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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... Read more

Ngaio Bealum

Airs at: Sun, 01/27/2019 at 12:00am - 12:30am
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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... Read more

Oppose the Nomination of William Barr as Attorney General

Airs at: Sun, 01/20/2019 at 12:00am - 12:30am
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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. Read more

Pain Management and Opioid Prescribing

Airs at: Sun, 01/13/2019 at 12:00am - 12:30am
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This week on Century, we listen to a presentation by Stefan Kertesz, MD, from the UAB School of Medicine, at a workshop entitled Pain and Symptom Management for People with Serious Illness in the Context of the Opioid Epidemic. Read more

Safe Consumption Spaces in Denver

Airs at: Sun, 01/06/2019 at 12:00am - 12:30am
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This week on Century, we hear portions of a debate in the Denver City Council on a measure to establish a safe consumption space in the city of Denver. Read more

Parliament Debates Legalization

Airs at: Sun, 12/30/2018 at 12:00am - 12:30am
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The UK Parliament's House of Commons debates marijuana legalization; plus, Ngaio Bealum on equity in the cannabis industry. Read more

Safe Consumption Spaces at the Oregon Legislature

Airs at: Sun, 12/23/2018 at 12:00am - 12:30am
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The Oregon Legislature's House Health Care Committee hears testimony regarding safe consumption spaces, and an interview with the Drug Policy Alliance's Ira Glasser. Read more

Farid Ghehioueche, Alan Silber, and the late Mickey Martin

Airs at: Sun, 12/16/2018 at 12:00am - 12:30am
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This week on Century, we continue our conversation with Farid Ghehioueche, a French activist and organizer of the International Cannabis Policy Conference; we hear an interview with criminal defense attorney and NORML Legal Committee member Alan Silber from 2015; plus an in... Read more