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...
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.
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...
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 ...
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...
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. ...
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
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...
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...