Cultural Baggage is DTN's longest running broadcast program with 17 years as of October 2018. 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.
Tyler Broker an attorney has column on Above the Law titled The Case for Legalizing All Drugs Plus NY Times reporter Emily Bazalon has a new book Charged - The New Movement to Transform American Prosecution and End Mass Incarceration
Guest(s): Emily Bazelon
Organization(s): New York Times
Kim Ogg the District Attorney of Houston/Harris County Texas for the half hour. We discuss marijuana & hemp and conflicting laws, paraphernalia, Misdemeanor Marijuana Diversion Program, cops ability to search based on hemp smell, number of prosecutors, bail bonds, the Harding Street bust the corruption there of, gangs, Portugal & decrim, Switzerland and Heroin, overdose deaths, safe consumption facilities , what glue holds the drug war together
Guest(s): Kim Ogg
Organization(s): Harris County District Attorney
Ray Lakeman a British citizen lost his two boys to drug overdose and now wants to legalize all drugs. Reverend Alexander Sharp tours Canadian Safe Injection Facilities and seeks to save young lives.
Guest(s): Ray Lakeman
JUNETEENTH: Deborah Small of Drug Policy Alliance and Neill Franklin of Law Enforcement Action Partnership discuss racism in America, from time of Lincolns freeing the slaves, till the current date.
Guest(s): Deborah Small
Organization(s): Drug Policy Alliance
Ed Rosenthal, the "Guru of Ganja" has a new book: Marijuana Garden Saver + Paul Stanford battles big marijuana in Oregon
Guest(s): Ed Rosenthal
Doctor Ethan Russo re CBD, hemp, vape pens, dabbing & more, Dr. Carl Hart dispels "radical" label & Dan Linn of Illinois NORML & legal weed
Guest(s): Ethan Russo
Interview with Dr. Christoph Buerki the designer of the Swiss Heroin injection program that since 1993 has allowed for more than 27,000,000 injections of pure Heroin with zero overdose deaths.
Guest(s): Christoph Buerki
Winning the War on the War on Drugs: Congressman Ron Paul, former NYPD detective John Baeza, Jacob Sullum Editor of Reason Magazine
Guest(s): Ron Paul
DTN Editorial: Prohibition is Evil, Howard Wooldridge Dir of COP Citizens Opposing Prohibition + Paul Armentano of NORML & Art Way of the Drug Policy Alliance
Guest(s): Howard Wooldridge