Drugs

The War on Drugs is Over in Oregon

Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
This country’s war on drugs has been a disaster —generating drug violence across the planet and leading to mass incarceration, particularly harming people of color. Yet draconian drug laws and enforcement did not prevent increasing drug use and an epidemic of overdose death... Read more

Medical Cannabis In The Time Of Legal Weed

Airs at: Wed, 01/20/2021 at 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Free Culture Radio
On this edition of Free Culture Radio, host Doug McVay is joined by longtime medical cannabis activist and US Air Force veteran Michael Krawitz to discuss the state of medical cannabis in the US and internationally. Read more

Faith, Community, and Harm Reduction

Airs at: Wed, 01/13/2021 at 12:00am - 12:30am
Produced for Century Of Lies
This week on Century: Faith, Community, and Harm Reduction. We hear from Naomi Burke-Shyne, Executive Director of Harm Reduction International, about The Global State of Harm Reduction; we hear more about harm reduction from Ricky Bluthenthal, PhD, Associate Dean for Social... Read more

A World With Drugs

Airs at: Wed, 01/06/2021 at 12:00am - 12:30am
Produced for Century Of Lies
Health Poverty Action is a nongovernmental organization based in the United Kingdom. They’ve been looking recently at drug policies in the context of sustainable development in order to, in their words “build a new approach to drugs that prioritizes, promotes, and protects ... Read more

Faith, Human Rights, and People Who Use Drugs

Airs at: Wed, 12/30/2020 at 12:00am - 12:30am
Produced for Century Of Lies
The United Religions Initiative along with Alliance India recently hosted a dialogue entitled “Human Rights & Faith For People Who Use Drugs in Times of Pandemic.” We hear from two of the speakers: Ira Madan, Senior Regional Advocacy Officer, Drug Use & Harm Reduction, at A... Read more

Covid-19, Recession, and Drug Use

Airs at: Wed, 12/23/2020 at 12:00am - 12:30am
Produced for Century Of Lies
The European Monitoring Center on Drugs and Drug Addiction has been holding a series of panel discussions on the impact of Covid-19 on drug markets and on people who use drugs. EMCDDA’s most recent webinar was entitled “Covid-19 induced recession and drug related problems. ... Read more

Seriously Funny

Airs at: Wed, 12/16/2020 at 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Free Culture Radio
Ngaio Bealum is a very funny man, which is convenient because he’s a professional comedian. He’s also a journalist, actor, activist, chronisseur, raconteur, a good friend, and the very best weed comic in the business. Read more

Spirit of Harm Reduction

Airs at: Wed, 12/16/2020 at 12:00am - 12:30am
Produced for Century Of Lies
This week on Century: The Chicago Alliance Against Racist and Political Repression recently held a People’s Hearing Against Racist and Political Repression. We hear from some of the speakers including Frank Chapman, a leader of the National Alliance Against Racist and Polit... Read more

The Gap: (Gimme) MORE Act and Scamming the Sequel

Airs at: Fri, 12/11/2020 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Produced for The Gap
  On this edition of the Gap, Tammy and Althea interview Hirsh Jain, the Director of Government Affairs at NORML, a cannabis advocacy group in Los Angeles. We discuss the Marijuana Oppotunity Reinvestment and Expungment Act (MORE), which passed the U.S. House of Representa... Read more

A Busy Week In Drug Policy

Airs at: Wed, 12/09/2020 at 12:00am - 12:30am
Produced for Century Of Lies
The House of Representatives approved HR 3884, the Marijuana Opportunity, Reinvestment, and Expungement Act of 2019, we hear from one of the sponsors, Rep. Earl Blumenauer (D-OR); the Commission on Narcotic Drugs changed the international scheduling of marijuana, we hear fr... Read more