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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Feds Threaten Patient Privacy

Airs at: Sun, 07/15/2018 at 12:00am - 12:30am
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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. Read more

Cooking With Ngaio

Airs at: Sun, 07/08/2018 at 12:00am - 12:30am
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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 music festivals. Read more

World Drug Report

Airs at: Sun, 07/01/2018 at 12:00am - 12:30am
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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... Read more

Medical Cannabis as a Substitute for Opiates

Airs at: Sun, 06/24/2018 at 12:00am - 12:30am
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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. Read more

Let's All Be Farmers

Airs at: Sun, 06/17/2018 at 12:00am - 12:30am
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This week: Dr. Malik Burnett speaking about the social determinants of health, stigma, cultural competency, and medical cannabis; plus Tim Pate performs "Let's All Be Farmers". Read more

Saving Lives? Not In Our Backyard

Airs at: Sun, 06/10/2018 at 12:00am - 12:30am
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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... Read more

Drug Consumer Safety

Airs at: Sun, 05/06/2018 at 12:00am - 12:30am
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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... Read more

Harm Reduction and Social Justice

Airs at: Sun, 04/08/2018 at 12:00am - 12:30am
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  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.   Read more

Drug Policy Reform and the Art of (Drug) War

Airs at: Sun, 04/01/2018 at 12:00am - 12:30am
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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... Read more

This Is What Democracy Sounds Like

Airs at: Sun, 03/25/2018 at 12:00am - 12:30am
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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... Read more