Thu - Senator Bernie Sanders re failure of drug war
Wed - Senator Gardner bill to legalize Cannabis Federally
Tue - Senator Warren bill to legalize Cannabis Federally
Sun - Sen Bernie Sanders re Drug War, 2/2
Sat - Sen Bernie Sanders re Drug War, courtesy WPPM
Mon - Sen Chuck Schumer seeks to end Fed war on weed
This week: The First 60 days of Prop 64. We hear from CA State Senator Mike McGuire, CA State Assembly Member Jim Wood, Tim Ricard with the Sonoma County Economic Development Board, Hezekiah Allen with the California Growers Association, and Amanda Reiman, PhD.
Sat - Sen Cory Booker, Rep Barbara Lee & Rep Ro Khanna
Movement leaders and elected officials are speaking out against this week's decision by the current administration to rescind previous guidelines on marijuana enforcement, returning to the policies of the Bush and Clinton eras. On this week's show, we hear from a leading Congressional drug policy reformer, Senator Cory Booker (D-NJ).
The state of California is considering supervised consumption sites, and we speak with Oregon State Senator Lew Frederick about racial profiling, drug possession penalties, and House Bill 2355.
Thu - US Senator Cory Booker outlines reasons for his new bill to legalize cannabis 3/3
Wed - US Senator Cory Booker outlines reasons for his new bill to legalize cannabis 2/3
Tue - US Senator Cory Booker outlines reasons for his new bill to legalize cannabis
Senator Cory Booker bill to legalize cannabis, Ann Coulter demonizes black race and cannabis, former Congressman Ron Paul demonizes the demonizers, CBS: continuing Chicago cop corruption.
This week we hear from a debate in the Irish Senate regarding the Controlled Drugs and Harm Reduction Bill 2017, featuring Senator Lynn Ruane, Senator Aodhan O Riordain and Senator Niall O Donnghaile.
Thu - Georgia Senator Harold Jones appreciates the Drug Policy Alliance
Sat - Canadian Senator Larry Campbell on opiod crisis, failure of drug war 2/2
Fri - Canadian Senator Larry Campbell on opiod crisis, failure of drug war 1/2
Tue - Texas Senator Jose Menendez submits medical cannabis bill
Sun - Senator Corey Booker decries current marijuana laws
US Senator Tim Kaine talks about states as laboratories of democracy, and asks whether marijuana legalization has impacted heroin production; Senator Ed Markey talks about overdose deaths, and asks whether the administration has been ignoring Fentanyl coming in from China and Mexico; and Senator Marco Rubio speaks sensibly about alcohol, other drugs, and drug addiction.
Wed - US Senate Homeland Security & Governmental Affairs Committee with: US Senator Tom Carper
Sun - Texas Senator Rodney Ellis re the failure of Texas criminal justice system 4/4
Sat - Texas Senator Rodney Ellis re the failure of Texas criminal justice system 3/4
Fri - Texas Senator Rodney Ellis re the failure of Texas criminal justice system 2/4
Thu - Texas Senator Rodney Ellis re the failure of Texas criminal justice system 1/4
Texas Senator Rodney Ellis joins us for the whole program to discuss the failure of Texas criminal justice system to adjust to new science and common sense
Senator Rodney Ellis, unedited
Thu - KTUL report on cannabis in Oklahoma + Promo for Baker Institute panel: "Law Enforcement Perspectives on Drug Prohibition"
Tue - Bernie Sanders: end the federal prohibition of marijuana 2/2
Mon - Bernie Sanders: end the federal prohibition of marijuana 1/2
Fri - US Senator Cory Booker speaks to DPA Conference 2/2
Thu - US Senator Cory Booker speaks to DPA Conference 1/2
2015 Drug Policy Alliance Conf with Senator Cory Booker, DPA Exec Dir Ethan Nadelmann, Michael Krawitz Dir of Veterans for Medical Cannabis, Nurse Ken Wolski of Coalition for Med Marijuana New Jersey, memoriam to Professor Buford Terrell & Tom Angel of Marijuana Majority
Mon - Bernie Sanders calls for end of federal marijuana law
This week: Bernie Sanders talks about criminal justice reform and marijuana legalization on the floor of the US Senate, and we talk with Rick Doblin of MAPS about MDMA and medical cannabis research.
Wed - Senator Corey Booker + Steve Downing former Dep Police Chief of Los Angeles
Wed - Sen Corey Booker scalds "Doctor" Keven Sabet for reefer madness
Wed - Senator Kirsten Gillbrand calls for legal Med Cannabis.
Tue - Senators, Rand Paul and Kirsten Gillbrand call for legal Med Cannabis.
Mon - Senators Booker and Paul call for legal medical cannabis in US
Washington DC Conf with Senators, Rand Paul, Corey Booker and Kirsten Gillbrand call for legal Med Cannabis. Asha Bandele of DPA with the Rev. Dr. Frederick D. Haynes III, Senior Pastor Friendship-West Baptist Church. Mike Trace, Dir International Drug Policy Consortium, from plenary session at the UN in Vienna on March 11.
Sat - Senator Rand Paul: "Drug war is a tragedy"
Fri - Senator Rand Paul: "Drug war costs $80 billion a year!"
US Senate hearing on mandatory minimums and the drug war, with Sen Leahy, Sen Grassley, Sen Paul & more
Sun - Sen Elizabeth Warren decries failure of drug war
Sen. Elizabeth Warren chastizes US drug war tactics, Bloomberg report on cannabis use in Silicon Valley, Rabbi Jeffrey Kahn opening cannabis shop in Wash DC, Valerie Corral re cannabis use, death and dignity
Fri - Sen Patrick Leahy, Chair of Crim Judiciary decries drug war madness
Mon - Tex Sen John Whitmire: "wrong to lock up those who are not a threat"
Sun - Senator Juan Vargas, John Lindsey Polan re Caravan for Peace