Cultural Baggage is DTN's longest running broadcast program with 18 years as of October 2019. We are proud to have more than three dozen affiliate stations in the US and Canada broadcasting our 29 minutes of unvarnished truth about the failure and futility of this eternal prohibition of drugs. Produced by former cop Dean Becker at KPFT, Houston, one of the 5 Pacifica "sister" stations.
REFORM conference in St. Louis with Ethan Nadelmann Drug Policy Alliance founder, Rev. Edwin Sanders of Metropolitan Church in Nashville & Chad Sabora of St. Louis harm reduction group Monetwork.org
Guest(s): Ethan Nadelmann
Organization(s): Drug Policy Alliance
Dr. Richard Andrews is running for the Texas state Senate seat Dist. 13, Chicago to follow Oakland and Denver re Psychedelics? - Dr. Albert Hoffman speaks fondly of his child LSD
Guest(s): Richard Andrews
Organization(s): Dr. Richard Andrews for Texas Senate Dist 13
John Conyers, US Congressman has passed away at age 90. We listen back to his visits to the Cultural Baggage program over the decades + Lucas Wiessing, Chief Scientist of European Monitoring Centre on Drugs and Drug Abuse
Guest(s): John Conyers, Lucas Wiessing
Matt Simon the New England Political Director for the Marijuana Policy Project & a couple moments with Kim Ogg the DA of Houston, Harris County Texas
Guest(s): Matt Simon, Kim Ogg
Organization(s): Marijuana Policy Project
Will Foster once sentenced to 93 years for 5 plants is now a powerful and potent weed grower in Okla, Aaron Ruth of Johnny Appleseed Dispensary, Dean Mitchel of Ma & Pa Canna Shops + Houston Atty Russell Webb
Guest(s): Will Foster, Russell Webb
Happy Highlife Harvest time in Oklahoma. Norma Sapp, Max Walters, Doctor Jack Snedden, Grizzly, Uncle Grumpy, Troy from Herbal House.
Guest(s): Norma Sapp
Organization(s): YES on 788
Eric Sterling is the Exec Dir of the Criminal Justice Policy Foundation in DC. We discuss needless fentanyl deaths, congressional oversight of drug penalties and the Washington Posts failure to focus on fact over fiction.
Guest(s): Eric Sterling
Organization(s): Criminal Justice Policy Foundation
Dr. Ethan Russo Editorial "Cannabis and Pain" in Oxford Academic + Vincent Lopez "The cannons of truth are upon us" re cannabis.
Guest(s): Ethan Russo
Organization(s): International Cannabis and Cannabinoids Institute
Nathan Beedle Misdemeanor Division Chief of the Harris County District Attorney's office re hemp/cannabis, vapes, hash, edibles, flowers, extracts etc + Paul Armentano Deputy Dir of NORML re vape cartridge deaths, forthcoming Federal law changes & more
Guest(s): Nathan Beedle
Organization(s): Harris County District Attorney