Drugs

Fentanyl, Mandatory Minimums, and Racism

Airs at: Wed, 04/14/2021 at 12:00am - 12:30am
Produced for Century Of Lies
This week on Century: Fentanyl, mandatory minimums, and racism. We hear from Grant Smith, Deputy Director of Drug Policy Alliance Office of National Affairs; Nkechi Taifa, author of a new memoir entitled Black Power, Black Lawyer: My Audacious Quest for Justice, CEO of The ... Read more

In The Wake Of Blake

Airs at: Mon, 04/12/2021 at 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Prison Pipeline
The Washington state Supreme Court recently invalidated that state’s laws against simple personal possession of controlled substances. Simple possession had been a felony in Washington, regardless of whether the individual knew that they were in possession. The decision in ... Read more

Ending Stigma, Saving Lives

Airs at: Wed, 04/07/2021 at 12:00am - 12:30am
Produced for Century Of Lies
Anyone’s Child and the Transform Drug Policy Foundation hosted a webinar recently entitled Take Drugs Seriously: Voices on the ground. On this week’s show we hear from some of the speakers, including Penny McCanny, the mother of Aidan and a campaigner with Anyone’s Child; P... Read more

Drug Safety Testing

Airs at: Wed, 03/24/2021 at 12:00am - 12:30am
Produced for Century Of Lies
The Digital, Culture, Media and Sport Committee of the UK House of Commons recently held a hearing on The Future of UK Music Festivals. One panel looked at ways to reduce possible drug-related harms, including the possibility of drug safety testing at festivals and other ev... Read more

Preventing Overdose Deaths

Airs at: Wed, 03/17/2021 at 12:00am - 12:30am
Produced for Century Of Lies
Supervised consumption sites could soon be opening in California. We hear from the lead sponsor of Senate Bill 57, State Senator Scott Weiner along with Senator Susan Eggman and Senator Lena Gonzalez. Read more

Any Positive Change

Airs at: Wed, 03/17/2021 at 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Free Culture Radio
More of my conversation with Ron Williams and Devon Downeysmith from the Oregon Health Justice Recovery Alliance. Plus an update on Measure 110, the Drug Addiction Treatment and Recovery Act, which was approved overwhelmingly by the voters of Oregon. Read more

Implementing Oregon's Measure 110

Airs at: Mon, 03/15/2021 at 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Prison Pipeline
This week on Prison Pipeline: Implementing Measure 110 - conversation with Ron Williams and Devon Downeysmith from the Oregon Health Justice Recovery Alliance. Ballot Measure 110, the Drug Addiction Treatment and Recovery Act, was approved overwhelmingly by Oregon voters i... Read more

Saving Lives In New Mexico

Airs at: Wed, 03/10/2021 at 12:00am - 12:30am
Produced for Century Of Lies
The state of New Mexico is considering how to authorize and open supervised consumption facilities in that state, we hear from the chief sponsor of House Bill 123, NM State Representative Deborah Armstrong, and Emily Kaltenbach with the Drug Policy Alliance. Plus we hear fr... Read more

Human Rights And The Drug War

Airs at: Wed, 02/24/2021 at 12:00am - 12:30am
Produced for Century Of Lies
The Association of British Muslims recently held a discussion on drugs policy. On this edition of Century we hear from two of the featured speakers: Neil Woods, formerly an undercover police officer in the UK who is now a leading reform activist and member of the organizati... Read more

Washington Moves Away From Criminalization

Airs at: Wed, 02/17/2021 at 12:00am - 12:30am
Produced for Century Of Lies
The Washington Legislature is considering House Bill 1499 - Providing behavioral health system responses to individuals with substance use disorder. Their House Public Safety Committee held a hearing on the bill on Feb. 12. On this edition of Century we hear from some of th... Read more