Century of Lies

Century of Lies, with 16 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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07/10/19 Jaime Bridge


This week on Century: Heather Haase with the New York NGO Committee, Jamie Bridge with the Vienna NGO Committee, Benjamin Phillips with the Harm Reduction Coalition, and representatives from UN AIDS, InterPol, and UNODC discuss the global drug situation and UNODC's newly-released 2019 World Drug Report.


Guest(s): Heather Haase
Link(s): Drug War Facts

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07/03/19 Vivian McPeak


On this edition of Century of Lies we speak with Vivian McPeak,Executive Director of Seattle Hempfest, about partial success in an ongoing battle with Washington state over free speech issues; plus we
speak with Michael Krawitz from Veterans for Medical Cannabis Access about moves at the international level to reschedule cannabis.


Guest(s): Vivian McPeak
Organization(s): Seattle Hempfest

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06/26/19 Jamie Bridge


The Commission on Narcotic Drugs met in Vienna on Monday June 24 to
hear a report by the World Health Organization's Expert Committee on
Drug Dependence recommending that cannabis be rescheduled and removed
from the list of banned substances. We hear from the WHO, from
national delegates, and from Vienna NonGovernmental Organizing
Committee Chair Jamie Bridge.


Guest(s): Jamie Bridge
Organization(s): Drug War Facts
Link(s): Drug War Facts

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06/19/19 Hari Jones


This week on Century, historian and author Hari Jones speaks about Juneteenth, and the California State Assembly approves a measure to allow San Francisco to set up a supervised consumption facility.


Guest(s): Hari Jones

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06/12/19 Vivian McPeak


This week we talk with Seattle Hempfest Executive Director Vivian McPeak about a lawsuit they've filed against the state over onerous restrictions on cannabis businesses, and we talk with Julie Bobitt,PhD, from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champagne about her research on cannabis use by older adults.


Guest(s): Vivian McPeak
Organization(s): Seattle Hempfest
Vivian McPeak at Hempfest
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06/05/19 Keith Brown


This week on Century of Lies, we continue our conversation with Keith
Brown, MPH, Director of Health and Harm Reduction at the Katal Center
for Health, Equity, and Justice; plus, we hear from Matt Simon, New
England Political Director for the Marijuana Policy Project, about
legislative progress in New Hampshire and Vermont.


Guest(s): Keith Brown
Organization(s): Katal Center

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05/29/19 Keith Brown


This week on Century of Lies, part one of our conversation with Keith Brown, MPH, Director of Health and Harm Reduction at the Katal Center for Health, Equity, and Justice.


Guest(s): Keith Brown

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05/22/19 Larry Krassner


This week on Century of Lies, the UK House of Commons discusses medical cannabis prescribing, and the Philadelphia City Council and Philly DA Larry Krassner talk about harm reduction and supervised consumption sites.


Guest(s): Larry Krassner

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05/15/19 Michael Pollan


This week on Century of Lies, host Doug McVay is joined by best-selling author Michael Pollan to discuss psychedelic medicine, decriminalization, and his book How To Change Your Mind. Plus the House Committee on Oversight and Reform looks at federal drug control policy.


Guest(s): Michael Pollan
Organization(s): Author

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05/08/19 Lindsay LaSalle


This week on Century of Lies, we talk to Lindsay LaSalle with the Drug Policy Alliance about harm reduction, alternatives to coercion, and the DPA's upcoming conference in San Francisco May 16 and 17; and with Teressa Raiford, a community organizer, social justice activist, and mayoral candidate in Portland, Oregon.


Guest(s): Lindsay LaSalle
Organization(s): Drug Policy Alliance
Link(s): Drug Policy Alliance

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