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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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.


Guest(s): Mason Tvert
Organization(s): MPP
Link(s): Drug War Facts
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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.


Guest(s): Ngaio Bealum
Organization(s): Comedian
Link(s): Drug War Facts
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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.


Guest(s): Dana Larsen
Organization(s): Activist
Link(s): Drug War Facts
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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.


Guest(s): Sanho Tree
Organization(s): Institute for Policy Studies
Link(s): Drug War Facts, Sanho Tree
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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.


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


Guest(s): Chris Bennett
Organization(s): Researcher
Link(s): Drug War Facts
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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.


Guest(s): Steve Rolles
Organization(s): Transform Drug Policy Foundation
Link(s): Drug War Facts
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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.


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


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


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