Century of Lies Century of Lies, with 16 years on air, has more than 30 affiliate stations in the US and Canada. Running 29 minutes per episode, Century of Lies is currently produced by Doug McVay, editor of Drug War Facts.

This week on Century: Homelessness and Substance Use. We hear from Geert De Bolle with Housing First LAB in Belgium and Cristiana Merendeiro with Associação Crescer in Portugal. They spoke recently on a webinar held by the European Monitoring Center on Drugs and Drug Addiction entitled “Responding to drugs and homelessness: innovative approaches in Europe.”

Geert De Bolle
Geert De Bolle , Drug War Facts
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This week on Century of Lies: Scotland's First Minister Nicola Sturgeon on harm reduction, supervised consumption facilities, heroin assisted treatment, and the need to end stigma and treat people who use drugs with dignity and respect. Plus, we hear from Dawn Wooten, LPN, a nurse at a detention center in Ocilla, Georgia, who was demoted after raising concerns about inadequate medical care.

Nicola Sturgeon
Nicola Sturgeon, Drug War Facts
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This week on Century we take a look at Regina LaBelle, JD, Acting Director of the Office of National Drug Control Policy.

Regina LaBelle
Regina LaBelle, Drug War Facts
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This week on Century of Lies we look at the people who are being appointed to key drug control policy positions within the new Biden administration.

Rahul Gupta
Rahul Gupta, Drug War Facts
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This week on Century: Faith, Community, and Harm Reduction.

Naomi Burke-Shyne
Naomi Burke-Shyne, Drug War Facts
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Health Poverty Action recently held a webinar series entitled “A World With Drugs: Legal Regulation Through A Development Lens.” On this edition of Century of Lies we hear a portion of the most recent webinar in that series, which was entitled “Community Participation and Legal Regulation.” Speakers include Ann Fordham, the executive director of the International Drug Policy Consortium, who fac

Ann Fordham, Drug War Facts
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The United Religions Initiative along with Alliance India recently hosted a dialogue entitled “Human Rights & Faith For People Who Use Drugs in Times of Pandemic.” We hear from two of the speakers: Ira Madan, Senior Regional Advocacy Officer, Drug Use & Harm Reduction, at Alliance India; and Subhi Dhupar, the Regional Coordinator for URI-Asia.

Subhi Dhupar
Ira Madan
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The European Monitoring Center on Drugs and Drug Addiction has been holding a series of panel discussions on the impact of Covid-19 on drug markets and on people who use drugs. EMCDDA’s most recent webinar was entitled “Covid-19 induced recession and drug related problems.

Doctor Bruno Casal Rodriguez
Bruno Casal Rodriguez, Drug War Facts
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This week on Century: The Chicago Alliance Against Racist and Political Repression recently held a People’s Hearing Against Racist and Political Repression.

Frank Chapman
Frank Chapman, Drug War Facts
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The House of Representatives approved HR 3884, the Marijuana Opportunity, Reinvestment, and Expungement Act of 2019, we hear from one of the sponsors, Rep. Earl Blumenauer (D-OR); the Commission on Narcotic Drugs changed the international scheduling of marijuana, we hear from Dr.

Dr. Gilles Forte
Earl Blumenauer, US House
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