Century of Lies


Century of Lies

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07/05/15 Doug McVay

This week we're at a news conference featuring Congressman Earl Blumenauer, discussing Oregon's new legal adult use marijuana program.


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06/28/15 Doug McVay

This week: we talk with Sanho Tree of the Institute for Policy Studies about World Drug Day, and we hear from the UN Office on Drugs and Crime about its new World Drug Report, drug legalization, and the drug war.


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06/21/15 Doug McVay

This week we talk with Steve Rolles of Transform Drug Policy Foundation and Nazlee Maghsoudi of Canadian Students for Sensible Drug Policy about the June 26th Global Day of Action for Drug Policy Reform, plus an update on Oregon's legal adult use marijuana program.


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06/14/15 Doug McVay

This week: we hear from the European Monitoring Centre on Drugs and Drug Addiction about the new European Drug Report 2015, and we look ahead to theJune 26th Global Day of Action for Drug Policy Reform.


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06/07/15 Doug McVay

This week we talk with Dale Sky Jones of Oaksterdam University, and former NORML national director Professor Jon Gettman of Shenandoah University.


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05/31/15 Doug McVay

This week we talk with Dr. Denis Petro about medical cannabis, and with Professor Alfred McCoy about the CIA's history of involvement in drug trafficking.


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05/24/15 Doug McVay

This week we're at the Patients Out of Time clinical cannabis conference in West Palm Beach, FL. We talk with California criminal defense attorneys Heather Burke and Zenia Gilg about a landmark case they've been arguing in federal court, and with longtime NORML activist, national legal committee member, and criminal defense attorney Alan Silber.


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05/17/15 Doug McVay

Part two of our coverage of a recent meeting of the UN General Assembly to prepare for its special session on drugs in 2016 (UNGASS2016), featuring audio from Mr. Alvaro José de Mendonça e Moura, Permanent Representative of Portugal to the United Nations, and Mr. Milton Romani, National Drug Board Secretary, Uruguay.


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05/10/15 Doug McVay

This week: coverage of the UN General Assembly meeting to discuss global drug policy, with audio from Jamaican Justice Minister Mark Golding, UN Deputy Secretary General Jan Eliasson, and OAS Secretary General Jose Miguel Insulza.


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05/03/15 Doug McVay

*** This week: we're in Portland, Oregon, for the Global Marijuana March, and we hear from Russ Belville, Lindsay Rinehart, Bettie Retro, Erin Purchase and her daughter brave Mykala, and Kaliko Castille, plus we talk with LEAP's Neill Franklin about Baltimore and the death of Freddie Gray.


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04/26/15 Doug McVay

This week: we talk with Anthony Taylor of Compassionate Oregon about the implementation of that state's adult use marijuana program, and we hear from Yesid Reyes Alvarado, the Colombian delegate to the Commission on Narcotic Drugs.


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04/19/15 Doug McVay

Doug McVay: This week we speak with the Executive Director of Students for Sensible Drug Policy Betty Aldworth.


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04/12/15 Jeff Anderson

Doug McVay Reports: This week: We talk with Jeff Anderson of the United Food and Commercial Workers Union Local 555, and the activist and federal medical marijuana patient Elvy Musikka


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04/05/15 Doug Fine

This week we visit the Oregon Hemp Convention and talk with Doug Fine, author of Hemp Bound and Too High To Fail, and with attorney and activist Rachel Kurtz.


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03/29/15 Doug McVay

This week: Martin Jelsma of the TransNational Institute speaks at the Commission on Narcotic Drugs meeting in Vienna, Austria, we also hear from the Uruguayan delegate, plus a report on the firing of the man who's been setting up Oregon's legal adult use program, Tom Burns.


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03/22/15 Doug McVay

This week our coverage continues of the annual meeting of the UN's Commission on Narcotic Drugs


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03/15/15 Ross Bell

Doug McVay reports: Part one of our coverage of the UN's Commission on Narcotic Drugs meeting in Vienna, Austria, with the International Drug Policy Consortium's Mike Trace and New Zealand Drug Foundation's Ross Bell.


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03/08/15 Rick Steves

Doug McVay reports: a lawsuit has been filed by some Colorado county sheriffs seeking to overturn that state's legal marijuana program, we listen to part of a speech from travel writer Rick Steves.


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03/01/15 Doug McVay

Doug McVay Reports: DC legalizes marijuana, and the state of Oregon looks at banking for the marijuana industry


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02/22/15 Doug McVay

Doug McVay reports: New legislation introduced in Congress to legalize marijuana, and a House subcommittee looks at federal forfeiture policy.


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02/15/15 Doug McVay

Doug McVay's conversation with Kathleen Kane-Willis, director of the Illinois Consortium on Drug Policy


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02/08/15 Doug McVay

Doug McVay Reports: We hear acting drug czar Michael Botticelli and the State Department's William Brownfield discuss drug policy, plus we talk with Sanho Tree of the Institute for Policy Studies.


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02/01/15 Doug McVay

Doug McVay Reports: This week we look at the confirmation hearing of Loretta Lynch to be the next attorney general of the United States.


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01/25/15 Doug McVay

Doug McVay Reports: The Justice Department makes minor changes to federal forfeiture policy, and Washington state legislators discuss how to combine their legal medical and adult use marijuana programs.


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01/18/15 Doug McVay

Doug McVay: New data from the CDC on drug overdose deaths, and a conversation with UConn SSDP chapter president Tyler Williams.


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01/11/15 Doug McVay

Doug McVay: New CDC data on alcohol overdose death rates, plus we look at the new chair of the Senate Judiciary Committee, Charles Grassley.


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Doug McVay 01/04/15

Doug McVay reports: National Drug Facts Week is Jan 26-Feb 1, plus we hear about drug policy reforms in Uruguay and New Zealand.


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12/28/14 Doug McVay

Doug McVay takes a look back at 2014: This week: We look back at the Global Commission on Drug Policy's report Taking Control: Pathways for Drug Policies that Work


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12/21/14 Doug McVay

Doug McVay Reports: Botticelli and Lynch nominations are returned to the president, new data from the Monitoring The Future Survey shows teen use rates dropping, and an interview with Steph Sherer of Americans for Safe Access.


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12/14/14 Doug McVay

Senator Cory Booker, Representative Luis Gutierrez, and Representative Keith Ellison testify before a Senate Judiciary subcommittee on civil rights and the US criminal justice system.


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