Drug Truth Network

The Drug Truth Network (DTN) is a media production organization dedicated to exposing the fraud, misdirection, and wastefulness of the “war on drugs.” We invite you to share DTN’s “unvarnished truth about the drug war,” through our innovative radio programming, including Century of Lies, Cultural Baggage and 4:20 Drug War News.  Dean Becker & Doug McVay produce nine radio programs per week for the Drug Truth Network (DTN).

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Cultural Baggage

07/09/24 Freeway Ricky Ross

Dr. Richard Watkins, former Texas warden joins prominent Houston attorney Clay Conrad, the author of Jury Nullification to discuss jail overcrowding around the US. PLUS we have an interview with Freeway Rick Ross, the LA entrepreneur the CIA chose to sell a billion dollars worth of cocaine for them, to finance the Iran Contra affair.

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DTN Host Becker with Freeway Ricky Ross

Century of Lies

07/09/24 Alex Stevens, PhD

This week on Century of Lies: Decriminalisation, Depenalisation, Diversion and Legalisation of Drugs. The Oireachtas, which is the Parliament of the Republic of Ireland, established a Joint Committee on Drugs Use in March of this year to consider and respond to the recommendations of the Citizens’ Assembly on Drugs Use. The Joint Committee held a discussion on Decriminalisation, Depenalisation, Diversion and Legalisation of Drugs on June 27 and July Fourth at which they heard invited testimony from a number of experts.

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 Niamh Eastwood

Becker's Buds

Marshall Fogg retired from the U.S. Marshals Service (USMS) and Department of Justice (DOJ) as a Chief with 32 years of federal service while obtaining the highest law enforcement awards from the USMS Director, the U.S. Attorney for the District of Columbia, the Federal Bar Association and others, for service above and beyond the call of duty. He was officially honored with a task force plaque displaying ‘Batman’ for his ‘Gotham City’ and super hero characterization while on 24 hour call supervising joint USMS/DEA/State & Municipal enforcement operations nationwide. During his tenure in the USMS he was a member of the Special Operations Group (SOG) aka, SWAT TEAM which, included extensive training in Major Court Security OPS, Scuba Dive Rescue Specialist, Paratrooper, Special Assault Weapons, HandTo-Hand Combat, Improvised Explosive Devices and Foreign Dignitary Protection for the United Nations, General Assembly.

4:20 Drug War News

Moral High Ground

07/03/24 Veronica Wright Founder National Coalition for Drug Legalization, a nonprofit that supports drug legalization through research and community outreach. She is a community leader and a strong advocate for the legalization of all drugs

Veronica Wright is the founder of the National Coalition for Drug Legalization, a nonprofit that supports drug legalization through research and community outreach. She is a community leader and a strong advocate for the legalization of all drugs. Unedited 57:47

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Veronica Wright