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.






05/27/18 Mary Lynn Mathre

This week, we hear from Mary Lynn Mathre and Brandon Wyatt about veterans' issues and medical cannabis, plus more from my interview with Steve Bloom, editor-in-chief of Freedom Leaf Magazine.

Guest(s): Mary Lynn Mathre, Brandon Wyatt
Organization(s): Patients Out Of Time
Link(s): Patients Out of Time

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05/20/18 Steve Bloom

This week on Century: Raymond Brown, a distinguished attorney in New Jersey, speaks at the Patients Out of Time conference in Jersey City on the topics of marijuana legalization, racial bias, and cultural competence; plus an interview with Steve Bloom, editor-in-chief of Freedom Leaf Magazine and publisher of CelebStoner.com.

Guest(s): Steve Bloom
Organization(s): CelebStoner
Link(s): Drug War Facts

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05/13/18 Riley Cote

This week we come to you live from the Patients Out of Time Twelfth National Conference on Cannabis Therapeutics, and hear from Riley Cote, a retired professional hockey player who's a medical cannabis activist and co-founder of Athletes for Care.

Guest(s): Riley Cote
Organization(s): Activist
Link(s): Drug War Facts, Patients Out of Time
Patients Out of TIme Conference, Jersey City NJ
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05/06/18 Bill De Blasio

This week on Century, we hear about drug consumer safety from Mark Miller, former director of the University of Oregon Drug Information Center, and Jennifer Burbank Roch, member of the board of directors for Mothers Against Misuse and Abuse. Plus, New York City Mayor Bill De Blasio announces his support for establishment of supervised injection facilities in NYC.

Guest(s): Bill De Blasio
Organization(s): Mayor
Link(s): Drug War Facts
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04/29/18 Doug McVay

This week, we listen to parts of a debate in the Scottish Parliament on whether, and how, to establish supervised injection facilities and safe consumption spaces. The motion to do so was introduced by the ruling Scottish National Party, and passed by an overwhelming margin. The spotlight now shifts to the UK Parliament, which is considering legislation to allow Scotland to set up a safe consumption space in the city of Glasgow.

Guest(s): Doug McVay
Organization(s): Drug Truth Network
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04/22/18 Madeline Martinez

This week: I attended the Portland area screening of Mary Janes: The Women of Weed, and interviewed the filmmaker, Windy Borman, also activist/entrepreneur Madeline Martinez, activist/entrepreneur Trista Okel, and activist/entrepreneur Leah Maurer.

Guest(s): Madeline Martinez
Organization(s): Activist
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04/15/18 Windy Borman

This week on Century: legislation has been introduced in the UK House of Commons to allow for supervised drug consumption rooms; plus, we speak with filmmaker Windy Borman about her new film Mary Janes: The Women of Weed.

Guest(s): Windy Borman
Organization(s): Producer
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04/08/18 Doug McVay

This week, host Doug McVay talks to students about harm reduction in a time of drug war, plus we hear from delegates from Czech Republic, Costa Rica, and Australia about decriminalization, human rights, harm reduction, and international drug policy reform.

Guest(s): Doug McVay
Organization(s): Drug Truth Network
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04/01/18 Neill Franklin

This week: the executive director of Law Enforcement Action Partnership (LEAP), Major Neill Franklin (Baltimore Police Department, retired), speaks about drug policy reform and the Art of War, from #SSDP2018 the 2018 Students for Sensible Drug Policy Conference in Baltimore, MD.

Guest(s): Neill Franklin
Organization(s): LEAP
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03/25/18 Sarah Chadwick

This week we bring you voices from the March For Our Lives that took place in Washington, DC on March 24, including Sarah Chadwick from Parkland, FL, Edna Chavez from Los Angeles, CA, Alex Wind from Parkland, FL, Christopher Underwood from Brooklyn, NY, Jaclyn Corin, Parkland, FL, and Yolanda Renee King, the granddaughter of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

Guest(s): Sarah Chadwick
Organization(s): student
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