Century of Lies

Century of Lies, with nearly 15 years on air, has more than 30 affiliate stations in the US and Canada. Running 29 minutes per episode, Century of Lies is currently produced by Doug McVay, editor of Drug War Facts.

 

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02/06/19 Helena Hansen


This week, we hear portions of a public workshop on opioid substitution treatment that was held by the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine, featuring presentations by Professor Helena Hansen, MD, PhD; Professor Josiah Rich, MD, MPH; and Professor Eugenia Oviedo-Joekes, PhD.


Guest(s): Helena Hansen
Link(s): Drug War Facts

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01/30/19 Doug McVay


The Graduate Institute of Geneva and the Global Commission on Drug Policy recently presented an event entitled The Lost Decade in the Global War on Drugs. Today on Century of Lies we’re going to hear portions of that event, including presentations by Helen Clark, former Prime Minister of New Zealand, former Administrator of the United Nations Development Programme, and Member of the Global Commission on Drug Policy; Mariângela Simão, MD, Assistant Director-General of the World Health Organization; and Anya Sarang, President of the Andrey Rylkov Foundation.


Guest(s): Helen Clark
Link(s): Drug War Facts

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01/23/19 Ngaio Bealum


This week on Century of Lies, I'm joined by Ngaio Bealum as we discuss marijuana in California and his new YouTube show; we hear from UNODC's Angela Me as she addresses the Commission on Narcotic Drugs; and we hear the results from the 2018 Monitoring the Future Survey of young people.


Guest(s): Ngaio Bealum
Link(s): Drug War Facts

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01/16/19 Sanho Tree


This week, we hear from the DPA's Michael Collins about opposition to the nomination of William Barr as US Attorney General, from IPS's Sanho Tree about the folly of a border "wall," and from Compassionate Oregon's Anthony Taylor about the state of marijuana legalization.


Guest(s): Sanho Tree

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01/09/19 Stefan Kertesz


This week on Century, we listen to a presentation by Stefan Kertesz, MD, from the UAB School of Medicine, at a workshop entitled Pain and Symptom Management for People with Serious Illness in the Context of the Opioid Epidemic.


Guest(s): Stefan Kertesz

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01/02/19 Doug McVay


This week on Century, we hear portions of a debate in the Denver City Council on a measure to establish a safe consumption space in the city of Denver. Hosted by Doug McVay.


Guest(s): Doug McVay
Organization(s): Drug War Facts
Link(s): Drug War Facts

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12/26/18 Ngaio Bealum


The UK Parliament's House of Commons debates marijuana legalization, plus Ngaio Bealum on equity in the cannabis industry.


Guest(s): Ngaio Bealum
Link(s): Drug War Facts

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12/19/18 Ira Glasser


The Oregon Legislature's House Health Care Committee hears testimony regarding safe consumption spaces, and an interview with the DPA's Ira Glasser.


Guest(s): Ira Glasser

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12/12/18 Farid Ghehioueche


This week on Century, we continue our conversation with Farid Ghehioueche, a French activist and organizer of the International Cannabis Policy Conference; we hear an interview with criminal defense attorney and NORML Legal Committee member Alan Silber from 2015; plus an interview from 2013 with the late activist Mickey Martin.


Guest(s): Farid Ghehioueche
Link(s): Drug War Facts

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12/05/18 Michael Krawitz


This week, we talk with Michael Krawitz and Farid Ghehioueche about advances in marijuana policy reform at the UN and the International Cannabis Policy Conference, which is Dec 7-9 in Vienna, Austria.


Guest(s): Michael Krawitz
Organization(s): Veterans For Medical Marijuana

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