Century of Lies


Century of Lies

Sundays, 7:30 PM ET, 6:30 PM  CT, 5:30 MT & 4:30 AM PT
at www.KPFT.org

02/26/17 Kevin Zeese

This week: a conversation with the author, activist, radio host, and distinguished long-time drug policy reformer Kevin Zeese; plus, White House Communications Director Sean Spicer on likely new directions for this administration's marijuana policies.


29:00 minutes (13.28 MB)

02/19/17 Earl Blumenauer

This week we speak with Kymone Freeman, who's an activist, playwright, and founder of We Act Radio, about marijuana legalization and political protest, plus we hear from Congressman Earl Blumenauer (D-OR) about the formation of the Congressional Cannabis Caucus.


29:00 minutes (13.28 MB)

02/12/17 Jodi James

This week, we talk with Jodi James, Executive Director of the Florida Cannabis Action Network, about implementation of medical marijuana in Florida and the legislature's attempts to hobble that program before it gets off the ground, and we hear from Representative Dana Rohrbacher (R-CA) about his new bill, the Respect State Marijuana Laws Act.


29:00 minutes (13.28 MB)

02/05/17 Mary Lou Burton

This week we talk with Mary Lou Burton, founder and coordinator of the Cannabis Collaborative Conference, an event entering its third year that's coming up February 14-16 in Portland, Oregon.


29:00 minutes (13.28 MB)

01/29/17 Doug McVay

The state of Indiana is considering expansion of its harm reduction efforts. This week, we look at House Bill 1438, to promote public health and give communities more effective tools to address injection drug use.


29:00 minutes (13.28 MB)

01/22/17 Kemp Chester

This week we take a closer look at the new Acting Director of the Office of National Drug Control Policy, Kemp Chester, and ask: are the days of a federal drug czar are numbered, or will the agency transform itself for the Trump era?


29:00 minutes (13.28 MB)

01/15/17 Doug McVay

This week we look at the newly released report from the National Academy of Sciences, The Health Effects of Cannabis and Cannabinoids; and we continue our look at the man who might become the next US Attorney General, Jefferson Beauregard Sessions III, and examine whether Beauregard believes that the Constitution and civil rights enforcement are barriers to effective law enforcement.


29:00 minutes (13.28 MB)

01/08/17 Adam Eidinger

This week we talk with DC-based drug policy reform activist Adam Eidinger from DCMJ about plans to hand out 4,200 joints at #Trump420 Inauguration Day, plus we look at Attorney General nominee Jefferson Beauregard Sessions III.


29:00 minutes (13.28 MB)

01/01/17 Mason Tvert

This week: Mason Tvert with MPP on adult social use marijuana legalization, Yuri Fedotov with UNODC on Afghanistan opium, plus new research from the Bureau of Justice Statistics, and a few words from travel guru and NORML board member Rick Steves.


29:00 minutes (13.28 MB)

12/25/16 Ngaio Bealum

This week: a discussion on diversity and inclusion in the marijuana industry with Ngaio Bealum, Madeline Martinez, Jerry Whiting, Trista Okel, and Ed "New Jersey Weedman" Forchion.


29:00 minutes (13.28 MB)

12/18/16 Dana Larsen

On Friday, December 16, police in Montreal, Canada raided two Cannabis Culture shops, which had recently opened as marijuana dispensaries, and arrested several staffers along with Marc and Jodie Emery, the self-styled Prince and Princess of Pot. To learn more about this story and about marijuana legalization in Canada, we speak with Kirk Tousaw, a barrister who's involved in the case, and with Dana Larsen, a Canadian political activist and marijuana law reformer.


29:00 minutes (13.28 MB)

12/11/16 Sanho Tree

This week on Century Of Lies we talk with Sanho Tree from the Institute for Policy Studies about the President-Elect Trump, his AG pick Jefferson Beauregard Sessions, soon-to-be White House Chief of Staff Reinhold Priebus, fracking the swamp, and the future of drug policy reform.


29:00 minutes (13.28 MB)

12/04/16 Doug McVay

This week The President talks about marijuana legalization, President-Elect Trump talks drug war with Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte, and the head of an agency to prevent underage drinking says legalization is scary because she thinks marijuana is a gateway drug.


29:00 minutes (13.28 MB)

11/27/16 Chris Bennett

This week we speak with the scholar, researcher, and writer Chris Bennett about spirituality, mysticism, and the roles played by cannabis and other entheogens in human development.


29:00 minutes (13.28 MB)

11/20/16 Steve Rolles

This week we talk with Steve Rolles of the Transform Drug Policy Foundation (UK) about marijuana law reform, the 2016 general election, and international drug control policy reform.


29:00 minutes (13.28 MB)

11/13/16 Doug McVay

This week we look at the present and future of marijuana policy in the US with our special guest drug policy reform activist and marijuana policy expert Sam Chapman with New Economy Consulting.


29:00 minutes (13.28 MB)

11/06/16 Doug McVay

This week we listen as the New Mexico State Legislature considers heroin treatment as a policy alternative, plus the US government stops the sale of thousands of rifles to the Philippine National Police #BoycottThePhilippines.


29:00 minutes (13.28 MB)

10/30/16 Doug McVay

This week we listen in on a hearing at the New Mexico State Legislature about opiate use and heroin maintenance treatment.


29:00 minutes (13.28 MB)

10/23/16 Doug McVay

This week we talk with Tom Burns, former head of marijuana programs for the state of Oregon, about balancing the needs of patients in a time of broader adult use legalization; and Philippine President Duterte says he's separating from the US over his murderous vigilante drug war #BoycottThePhilippines.


29:00 minutes (13.28 MB)

10/16/16 Doug McVay

This week: we hear members of the United Nations General Assembly's Third Committee discuss international criminal justice and drug control policies.


29:00 minutes (13.28 MB)

10/09/16 Sanho Tree

This week we speak with Sanho Tree with the Institute for Policy Studies about the failed peace accords in Colombia, plus Colombia's UN delegate speaks to the UN about drug policy.


29:00 minutes (13.28 MB)

10/02/16 Doug McVay

Nate Howard with MovementBe and MovementBe.org, plus we look at the FBI's new Uniform Crime Report.


29:00 minutes (13.28 MB)

09/25/16 Jodie Emery

This week we hear more about King County, Seattle, Washington's plan to set up two supervised drug consumption facilities, plus we talk with hemp activist Courtney Moran, legalization activist Jodie Emery, and Project PC's Megan Holt.


29:00 minutes (13.28 MB)

09/18/16 Doug McVay

King County, Seattle, Washington, will soon have two supervised drug consumption facilities. That recommendation is part of a final report by King County's Heroin and Prescription Opiate Task Force, which released its final report on Thursday Sept. 15.


29:00 minutes (13.28 MB)

09/11/16 Alison Bigelow

This week we learn about the state of medical marijuana in Washington state post-502, featuring patient advocate Alison Bigelow and former state legislator Jeanne Kohl-Welles.


29:00 minutes (13.28 MB)

09/04/16 Susan Squibb

This week is part three of our Seattle Hempfest Special, with Susan Squibb, Shango Los, David Nott, Dominic Corva, and Century host Doug McVay talk about cannabis and the media.


29:00 minutes (13.28 MB)

08/26/16 Jodie Emery

This week on part two of our Seattle Hempfest special: reform beyond Washington state, with audio from Jodie Emery (Canada), Keith Saunders (MA/NH), Rachel Kurtz (OR), Danielle Muggli (MT), and Serra Frank (ID).


29:00 minutes (13.28 MB)

08/21/16 Rick Steves

This week we come to you live from Seattle Hempfest! We hear from travel guru Rick Steves, Hempfest honchos Vivian McPeak and John Davis, reformer and hemp advocate Joy Beckerman, plus activist and entrepreneur Alison Draisin.


29:00 minutes (13.28 MB)

08/14/16 Rick Doblin

We talk with Rick Doblin from MAPS about the DEA's new rules on cultivating marijuana for research purposes, and we talk with Lorenzo Jones of the Katal Center about police in the community and effective community policing.


29:00 minutes (13.28 MB)

08/07/16 Doug McVay

Seattle Hempfest is August 19-21 this year! This week we look at marijuana legalization, and how medical, adult social (recreational), and spiritual uses of marijuana can co-exist.


29:00 minutes (13.28 MB)

Dean Becker Wants YOU to Call the Drug Czar


Syndicate content