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.
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
Cannabis Conf in Austin, John Baucum Dir RAMP, Jay Hall Houston Police Lt. (Ret), Aubree Adams Parents Opposed to Pot, Ryan Poppy Moderator
Guest(s): John Baucum
Organization(s): Republicans Against Marijuana Prohibition
Chris Conrad, Mikki Norris and Paul Stanford report from Mexico City's "Expo Weed" + Atty Will Hutson "Is it Hemp or Is it Weed" for the nation & DA Kim Ogg of Houston, speaks at major Marijuana Conference.
Guest(s): Chris Conrad
Organization(s): Conscientious Objectors