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

05/14/24 Paul Armentano

We have two guests today.  First is Paul Armentano the Deputy DIrector of the National Organizagtion for the Reform of Marijuaja Laws.  Second guest is will Foster, bust back when in Oklahoma sentence to 93 years in prison and is now the largest provider of cannabis clones in the state.

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Paul Armentano

Century of Lies

05/14/24 Daniel Joloy

This week on Century of Lies: We Fight, We Hide, We Unite. The Eurasian Harm Reduction Association recently hosted a discussion entitled Tenacity in the shrinking civic spaces: challenges and response of the organizations and activists working on drug policy and health in Central and Eastern Europe and in Central Asia, which examined prevalent legal strategies and frameworks utilized by authoritarian regimes to impede civil society's role in public health improvement, protection of human rights, and the delivery of life-saving harm reduction services.

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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

05/07/24 Clay Conrad

In Jury Nullification, author Clay Conrad examines the history, the law, and the practical and political implications of jury independence. Topics include roadside stops, The dissolution of law in the US and much more. (57:11)

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Clay Conrad