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07/19/15 Doug McVay

This week Doug McVay talks with Seattle attorney and NORML board member Jeff Steinborn about Washington's marijuana laws, plus President Obama speaks about sentencing reform at El Reno federal prison in Oklahoma.

Program: 
Century of Lies
Date: 
Sunday, July 19, 2015
Guest: 
Doug McVay
Organization: 
Drug War Facts
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07/05/15 Doug McVay

This week we're at a news conference featuring Congressman Earl Blumenauer, discussing Oregon's new legal adult use marijuana program.

Program: 
Century of Lies
Date: 
Sunday, July 5, 2015
Guest: 
Doug McVay
Organization: 
Drug War Facts
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06/28/15 Doug McVay

This week: we talk with Sanho Tree of the Institute for Policy Studies about World Drug Day, and we hear from the UN Office on Drugs and Crime about its new World Drug Report, drug legalization, and the drug war.

Program: 
Century of Lies
Date: 
Sunday, June 28, 2015
Guest: 
Doug McVay
Organization: 
Drug War Facts
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06/21/15 Doug McVay

This week we talk with Steve Rolles of Transform Drug Policy Foundation and Nazlee Maghsoudi of Canadian Students for Sensible Drug Policy about the June 26th Global Day of Action for Drug Policy Reform, plus an update on Oregon's legal adult use marijuana program.

Program: 
Century of Lies
Date: 
Sunday, June 21, 2015
Guest: 
Doug McVay
Organization: 
Drug War Facts
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06/14/15 Doug McVay

This week: we hear from the European Monitoring Centre on Drugs and Drug Addiction about the new European Drug Report 2015, and we look ahead to theJune 26th Global Day of Action for Drug Policy Reform.

Program: 
Century of Lies
Date: 
Sunday, June 14, 2015
Guest: 
Doug McVay
Organization: 
Drug War Facts
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05/31/15 Doug McVay

This week we talk with Dr. Denis Petro about medical cannabis, and with Professor Alfred McCoy about the CIA's history of involvement in drug trafficking.

Program: 
Century of Lies
Date: 
Sunday, May 31, 2015
Guest: 
Doug McVay
Organization: 
Drug War Facts
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05/24/15 Doug McVay

This week we're at the Patients Out of Time clinical cannabis conference in West Palm Beach, FL. We talk with California criminal defense attorneys Heather Burke and Zenia Gilg about a landmark case they've been arguing in federal court, and with longtime NORML activist, national legal committee member, and criminal defense attorney Alan Silber.

Program: 
Century of Lies
Date: 
Sunday, May 24, 2015
Guest: 
Doug McVay
Organization: 
Drug War Facts
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05/17/15 Doug McVay

Part two of our coverage of a recent meeting of the UN General Assembly to prepare for its special session on drugs in 2016 (UNGASS2016), featuring audio from Mr. Alvaro Jos?├ö├Â┬╝Ôö¼┬¢ de Mendon?├ö├Â┬╝├ö├▓├ªa e Moura, Permanent Representative of Portugal to the United Nations, and Mr. Milton Romani, National Drug Board Secretary, Uruguay.

Program: 
Century of Lies
Date: 
Sunday, May 17, 2015
Guest: 
Doug McVay
Organization: 
Drug War Facts
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05/10/15 Doug McVay

This week: coverage of the UN General Assembly meeting to discuss global drug policy, with audio from Jamaican Justice Minister Mark Golding, UN Deputy Secretary General Jan Eliasson, and OAS Secretary General Jose Miguel Insulza.

Program: 
Century of Lies
Date: 
Sunday, May 10, 2015
Guest: 
Doug McVay
Organization: 
Drug War Facts
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05/03/15 Doug McVay

*** This week: we're in Portland, Oregon, for the Global Marijuana March, and we hear from Russ Belville, Lindsay Rinehart, Bettie Retro, Erin Purchase and her daughter brave Mykala, and Kaliko Castille, plus we talk with LEAP's Neill Franklin about Baltimore and the death of Freddie Gray.

Program: 
Century of Lies
Date: 
Sunday, May 3, 2015
Guest: 
Doug McVay
Organization: 
Drug War Facts
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04/26/15 Doug McVay

This week: we talk with Anthony Taylor of Compassionate Oregon about the implementation of that state's adult use marijuana program, and we hear from Yesid Reyes Alvarado, the Colombian delegate to the Commission on Narcotic Drugs.

Program: 
Century of Lies
Date: 
Sunday, April 26, 2015
Guest: 
Doug McVay
Organization: 
Drug War Facts
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04/19/15 Doug McVay

Doug McVay: This week we speak with the Executive Director of Students for Sensible Drug Policy Betty Aldworth.

Program: 
Century of Lies
Date: 
Sunday, April 19, 2015
Guest: 
Doug McVay
Organization: 
Drug War Facts
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03/29/15 Doug McVay

This week: Martin Jelsma of the TransNational Institute speaks at the Commission on Narcotic Drugs meeting in Vienna, Austria, we also hear from the Uruguayan delegate, plus a report on the firing of the man who's been setting up Oregon's legal adult use program, Tom Burns.

Program: 
Century of Lies
Date: 
Sunday, March 29, 2015
Guest: 
Doug McVay
Organization: 
Drug War Facts
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03/22/15 Doug McVay

This week our coverage continues of the annual meeting of the UN's Commission on Narcotic Drugs

Program: 
Century of Lies
Date: 
Sunday, March 22, 2015
Guest: 
Doug McVay
Organization: 
Drug War Facts
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03/01/15 Doug McVay

Doug McVay Reports: DC legalizes marijuana, and the state of Oregon looks at banking for the marijuana industry

Program: 
Century of Lies
Date: 
Sunday, March 1, 2015
Guest: 
Doug McVay
Organization: 
Drug War Facts
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02/22/15 Doug McVay

Doug McVay reports: New legislation introduced in Congress to legalize marijuana, and a House subcommittee looks at federal forfeiture policy.

Program: 
Century of Lies
Date: 
Sunday, February 22, 2015
Guest: 
Doug McVay
Organization: 
Drug War Facts
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02/15/15 Doug McVay

Doug McVay's conversation with Kathleen Kane-Willis, director of the Illinois Consortium on Drug Policy

Program: 
Century of Lies
Date: 
Sunday, February 15, 2015
Guest: 
Doug McVay
Organization: 
Drug War Facts
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02/08/15 Doug McVay

Doug McVay Reports: We hear acting drug czar Michael Botticelli and the State Department's William Brownfield discuss drug policy, plus we talk with Sanho Tree of the Institute for Policy Studies.

Program: 
Century of Lies
Date: 
Sunday, February 8, 2015
Guest: 
Doug McVay
Organization: 
Drug War Facts
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02/01/15 Doug McVay

Doug McVay Reports: This week we look at the confirmation hearing of Loretta Lynch to be the next attorney general of the United States.

Program: 
Century of Lies
Date: 
Sunday, February 1, 2015
Guest: 
Doug McVay
Organization: 
Drug War Facts
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01/25/15 Doug McVay

Doug McVay Reports: The Justice Department makes minor changes to federal forfeiture policy, and Washington state legislators discuss how to combine their legal medical and adult use marijuana programs.

Program: 
Century of Lies
Date: 
Sunday, January 25, 2015
Guest: 
Doug McVay
Organization: 
Drug War Facts
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01/11/15 Doug McVay

Doug McVay: New CDC data on alcohol overdose death rates, plus we look at the new chair of the Senate Judiciary Committee, Charles Grassley.

Program: 
Century of Lies
Date: 
Sunday, January 11, 2015
Guest: 
Doug McVay
Organization: 
Drug War Facts
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Doug McVay 01/04/15

Doug McVay reports: National Drug Facts Week is Jan 26-Feb 1, plus we hear about drug policy reforms in Uruguay and New Zealand.

Program: 
Century of Lies
Date: 
Sunday, January 4, 2015
Guest: 
Doug McVay
Organization: 
Drug War Facts
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01/02/15 Doug McVay

Fri - from 5/22 Doug McVay at P.O.T. conference

Program: 
4:20 Drug War News
Date: 
Friday, January 2, 2015
Guest: 
Doug McVay
Organization: 
Drug War Facts
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12/31/14 Doug McVay

Wed - 2014 Review: 9/7 Doug McVay report on OD levels

Program: 
4:20 Drug War News
Date: 
Wednesday, December 31, 2014
Guest: 
Doug McVay
Organization: 
Drug War Facts
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12/28/14 Doug McVay

Doug McVay takes a look back at 2014: This week: We look back at the Global Commission on Drug Policy's report Taking Control: Pathways for Drug Policies that Work

Program: 
Century of Lies
Date: 
Sunday, December 28, 2014
Guest: 
Doug McVay
Organization: 
Drug War Facts
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12/21/14 Doug McVay

Doug McVay Reports: Botticelli and Lynch nominations are returned to the president, new data from the Monitoring The Future Survey shows teen use rates dropping, and an interview with Steph Sherer of Americans for Safe Access.

Program: 
Century of Lies
Date: 
Sunday, December 21, 2014
Guest: 
Doug McVay
Organization: 
Drug War Facts
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12/14/14 Doug McVay

Senator Cory Booker, Representative Luis Gutierrez, and Representative Keith Ellison testify before a Senate Judiciary subcommittee on civil rights and the US criminal justice system.

Program: 
Century of Lies
Date: 
Sunday, December 14, 2014
Guest: 
Doug McVay
Organization: 
Drug War Facts
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11/30/14 Doug McVay

Legislation is being introduced to allow VA doctors to recommend medical cannabis to their patients, so to find out more we talk with Michael Krawitz of Veterans for Medical Cannabis Access.

Program: 
Century of Lies
Date: 
Sunday, November 30, 2014
Guest: 
Doug McVay
Organization: 
Drug War Facts
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11/16/14 Doug McVay

Doug McVay reports: The FBI releases its annual Uniform Crime Report, and we talk with Steve Rolles from the UK's Transform Drugs Policy Foundation about the recent US election and the upcoming UN General Assembly Special Session on Drugs in 2016.

Program: 
Century of Lies
Date: 
Sunday, November 16, 2014
Guest: 
Doug McVay
Organization: 
Drug War Facts
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11/09/14 Doug McVay

Doug McVay Reports: Following this weeks election, we talk with Sanho Tree of the Institute of Policy Studies and journalist Kristen Gwynne.

Program: 
Century of Lies
Date: 
Sunday, November 9, 2014
Guest: 
Doug McVay
Organization: 
Drug War Facts
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11/02/14 Doug McVay

Doug McVay Reports: New research finds more than 39 million American adults suffer persistent pain, and Mark Kleiman talks about legal marijuana.

Program: 
Century of Lies
Date: 
Sunday, November 2, 2014
Guest: 
Doug McVay
Organization: 
Drug War Facts
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10/26/14 Doug McVay

Doug McVay reports: This week: We hear from experts on the international implications of US moves to legalize marijuana, and a short follow-up on the story of Eric Sinacori, the UMass-Amherst student who was entrapped by campus police and forced to become a snitch.

Program: 
Century of Lies
Date: 
Sunday, October 26, 2014
Guest: 
Doug McVay
Organization: 
Drug War Facts
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10/12/14 Doug McVay

Doug McVay: The CDC releases data on alcohol involvement on so-called opioid and other drug overdoses, we hear from ONDCP Acting Director Michael Botticelli and SAMHSA Administrator Pam Hyde on Recovery, and college debaters this season are discussing an end to prohibition.

Program: 
Century of Lies
Date: 
Sunday, October 12, 2014
Guest: 
Doug McVay
Organization: 
Drug War Facts
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10/05/14 Doug McVay

Doug McVay reports: The short life and tragic death of Eric Sinacori, and new research from the CDC on opioid overdose deaths in the US.

Program: 
Century of Lies
Date: 
Sunday, October 5, 2014
Guest: 
Doug McVay
Organization: 
Drug War Facts
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09/28/14 Doug McVay

Doug McVay reports: The feds release new data on drug use and the impact of drug policies, and Attorney General Eric Holder announces his resignation

Program: 
Century of Lies
Date: 
Sunday, September 28, 2014
Guest: 
Doug McVay
Organization: 
Drug War Facts
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09/21/14 Doug McVay

Doug McVay reports: September is Recovery Month so we hear from Patrick Kennedy and ONDCP's Acting Director Michael Botticelli; the House Judiciary Subcommittee on Crime looks at the DEA; and Students for Sensible Drug Policy's annual conference is coming up September 25 through 29th.

Program: 
Century of Lies
Date: 
Sunday, September 21, 2014
Guest: 
Doug McVay
Organization: 
Drug War Facts
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09/20/14 Doug McVay

Sat - Doug McVay interviews Steve Rolles of UK's Transform drug group re recent announcements by Global Drug Commission 1/2

Program: 
4:20 Drug War News
Date: 
Saturday, September 20, 2014
Guest: 
Doug McVay
Organization: 
Drug War Facts
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09/14/14 Doug McVay

Doug McVay reports: This week we discuss the Global Commission on Drug Policy's major new report on Pathways For Drug Policies That Work. Guest: Steve Rolles of Transform Drug Policy Foundation (UK).

Program: 
Century of Lies
Date: 
Sunday, September 14, 2014
Guest: 
Doug McVay
Organization: 
Drug War Facts
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09/07/14 Doug McVay

Doug McVay Reports: This week, we talk politics and drug policy reform: how it works, how people like you and me can make our voices heard and more than that have a real impact ├ö├Â┬úÔö£├é├ö├Â┬úÔö£┬║├ö├Â┬ú├ö├Â├▒ locally, nationally, and globally. Guest: Sanho Tree.

Program: 
Century of Lies
Date: 
Sunday, September 7, 2014
Guest: 
Doug McVay
Organization: 
Drug War Facts
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09/07/14 Doug McVay

Sun - Doug McVay report on JAMA article: Cannabis lowers overdose death count

Program: 
4:20 Drug War News
Date: 
Sunday, September 7, 2014
Guest: 
Doug McVay
Organization: 
Drug War Facts
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08/31/14 Doug McVay

Doug McVay reports: A new drug czar is nominated, research about medical cannabis and opioid overdose, and a discussion with NORML's Paul Armentano.

Program: 
Century of Lies
Date: 
Sunday, August 31, 2014
Guest: 
Doug McVay
Organization: 
Drug War Facts
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08/27/14 Doug McVay

Wed - Doug McVay interviews Dan Rush at Seattle Hempfest

Program: 
4:20 Drug War News
Date: 
Wednesday, August 27, 2014
Guest: 
Doug McVay
Organization: 
Drug War Facts
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08/26/14 Doug McVay

Tue: Doug McVay interview with Vivian McPeak, Dir of Seattle Hempfest

Program: 
4:20 Drug War News
Date: 
Tuesday, August 26, 2014
Guest: 
Doug McVay
Organization: 
Drug War Facts
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08/24/14 Doug McVay

Doug McVay reports: This week show is part two of our coverage of Hempfest 2014. The event was held August 15th, 16th, and 17th in Seattle, Washington. I walked miles from one end of the fest to the other to get audio and photographs of the activists and organizers from around the country working to legalize marijuana and end the war on drugs.

Program: 
Century of Lies
Date: 
Sunday, August 24, 2014
Guest: 
Doug McVay
Organization: 
Drug War Facts
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08/17/14 Doug McVay

Doug McVay report: This week is part one of our coverage of Seattle Hempfest 2014. It's billed as the world's largest protestival, and it lives up to its reputation. The event is massive ├ö├Â┬úÔö£├é├ö├Â┬úÔö£┬║├ö├Â┬ú├ö├Â├▒ three city parks, four music stages, and one smaller stage with panel discussions and in-depth presentations by leaders in the industry and the movement.

Program: 
Century of Lies
Date: 
Sunday, August 17, 2014
Guest: 
Doug McVay
Organization: 
Drug War Facts
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08/17/14 Doug McVay

Sun - Doug McVay report with US Rep Beto O'Rourke and Seattle Hempfest NEWS

Program: 
4:20 Drug War News
Date: 
Sunday, August 17, 2014
Guest: 
Doug McVay
Organization: 
Drug War Facts
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08/10/14 Doug McVay

Doug McVay reports DC will vote on marijuana legalization this November so we speak with Adam Eidinger of the DC Cannabis Campaign, and Congressman Beto O'Rourke participates in the summer reading assignment for US officials.

Program: 
Century of Lies
Date: 
Sunday, August 10, 2014
Guest: 
Doug McVay
Organization: 
Drug War Facts
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08/03/14 Doug McVay

Doug McVay reports: This week: the House government reform subcommittee holds a hearing on drugged driving.

Program: 
Century of Lies
Date: 
Sunday, August 3, 2014
Guest: 
Doug McVay
Organization: 
Drug War Facts
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