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

05/21/24 Drug Prohibition is Way Stupid

We are joined by two guests, DTN reporter Doug McVay and Sanho Tree of the Institute for Policy Studies in DC. Topics range from graduation season, drug education, the hypocrisy of drug war advocates, international drug war scrapes in Mexico, Colombia, Afghanistan, around the world.  

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Century of Lies

05/28/24 Safe Consumption Sites

This week on Century of Lies: Safe Consumption Sites. Safe consumption sites, supervised consumption facilities, overdose prevention centers, drug consumption rooms – whatever you call them, these vital harm reduction interventions save lives, provide wound care, reduce the spread of infectious diseases, reduce needle litter, provide a pathway to healthcare and other services, and provide early warnings about new substances entering the unregulated drug supply.

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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

05/21/24 US Drug Policy is Cartel Policy

We are joined by two guests, DTN reporter Doug McVay and Sanho Tree of the Institute for Policy Studies in DC. Topics range from graduation season, drug education, the hypocrisy of drug war advocates, international drug war scrapes in Mexico, Colombia, Afghanistan, around the world.  (51:19)

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