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

02/20/24 Chris Conrad and Mikki Norris

Chris Conrad and Mikki Norris are known as the Power Couple of Pot for their
nearly 30 years at the forefront of the cannabis legalization movement with a
series of educational materials and books. They helped bring industrial hemp back
to America, were leaders of California’s Proposition 215 campaign to legalize
medical marijuana and exposed the atrocities of the US drug war by telling the
stories of its victims. 

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Chris Conrad and Mikki Norris

Century of Lies

02/20/24 Ricky N. Bluthenthal, PhD

This week on Century of Lies: Harm Reduction. A planning committee of the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine organized and conducted a two-day virtual public workshop Jan. 30 and 31 entitled "Harm Reduction Services for People Who Use Drugs: Exploring Data Collection, Evidence Gaps, and Research Needs." Twenty years ago the very term "harm reduction" was considered taboo by the feds so this was truly a landmark event. On this edition of Century we hear from one of the speakers, Ricky N.

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Ricky N. Bluthenthal, PhD

Becker's Buds

Houston DA Kim Ogg's Call To Strategize On Overdose Crisis

Top Law Enforcement to DA Kim Ogg's Office to Strategize on handling Fentanyl Overdose Crisis. Attendees include DEA Special Agent In Charge Daniel C. Comeaux, Sheriff Ed Gonzalez, Pasadena Police Chief Josh Brugger & Houston Deputy Police Chief

4:20 Drug War News

Moral High Ground

01/30/24 Cliff Schaffer

Cliff Schaffer established the world's largest online library of research into the drug laws at http://www.druglibrary.org. The reason I established the site is simply because I had read some of the major research on our drug laws and I just became astounded at their stupidity. There is no other area in which the law is so completely out of touch with the available research.

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Cliff Schaffer