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, Congress debates HR6082, a measure that would
take away privacy protections from patients who are diagnosed with a
substance use disorder; plus, we hear about decriminalization and the
Republic of Ireland's national drug strategy.
This week on Century of Lies we talk with the comedian, journalist, and
activist Ngaio Bealum about his new show on Netflix, Cooking On High; plus,
the UK House of Commons discusses the urgent need for drug safety testing at
This week on Century, UN Office on Drugs and Crime Executive Director Yuri
Fedotov answers questions from reporters at a news conference to announce the
release of the UN's annual World Drug Report; plus, we look at new research
showing how the federal crackdown on pain med...
This week: Dr. Dustin Sulak and Dr. Staci Gruber speaking about medical
cannabis at the Patients Out of Time National Clinical Conference on Cannabis
Therapeutics; plus Philip Alston, United Nations Special Rapporteur on
extreme poverty and human rights.
Reducing Harms and Managing Risks
This week, we listen to parts of a debate in the Scottish Parliament on
whether, and how, to establish supervised injection facilities and safe
consumption spaces. The motion to do so was introduced by the ruling Scottish
National Party, a...
This week on Century, we hear about drug consumer safety from Mark Miller,
former director of the University of Oregon Drug Information Center, and
Jennifer Burbank Roch, member of the board of directors for Mothers Against
Misuse and Abuse. Plus, New York City Mayor Bill D...
This week, host Doug McVay talks to students about harm reduction in a time
of drug war, plus we hear from delegates from Czech Republic, Costa Rica, and
Australia about decriminalization, human rights, harm reduction, and
international drug policy reform.
This week: the executive director of Law Enforcement Action Partnership
(LEAP), Major Neill Franklin (Baltimore Police Department, retired), speaks
about drug policy reform and the Art of War, from #SSDP2018 the 2018 Students
for Sensible Drug Policy Conference in Baltimore...
This week we bring you voices from the March For Our Lives that took place in
Washington, DC on March 24, including Sarah Chadwick from Parkland, FL, Edna
Chavez from Los Angeles, CA, Alex Wind from Parkland, FL, Christopher
Underwood from Brooklyn, NY, Jaclyn Corin, Parkla...