This week on Century: Fentanyl, mandatory minimums, and racism. We hear from Grant Smith, Deputy Director of Drug Policy Alliance Office of National Affairs; Nkechi Taifa, author of a new memoir entitled Black Power, Black Lawyer: My Audacious Quest for Justice, CEO of The Taifa Group, and Convener of the Justice Roundtable; and Hilary Shelton, NAACP senior vice president for advocacy and policy and director of NAACP’s Washington Bureau. Plus the US “Drug Czar,” Regina Labelle, addresses the United Nations Commission on Narcotic Drugs.
Tue - Grant Smith of DPA re politicians moving to right side of drug war issue
Grant Smith of DPA re futility of drug law, Michael Bolen Canadian blogger for HuffPo, James Capra of DEA testilies before US Senate.
Tue - Grant Smith of the Drug Policy Alliance re MJ decrim/legalization in D.C.
Mon - Grant Smith of Drug Policy Alliance re prohibiton of K2, AKA Spice