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

11/28/23 James E. Gierach

James E. Gierach, a former Chicago prosecutor is our guest.  Gierach has written a new book: The Silver Bullet SOLUTION, is it time to end the war on drugs? 

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James E. Gierach

Century of Lies

11/28/23 Doctor Matthew Kavanagh

This week on Century of Lies: World AIDS Day 2023. Ahead of World AIDS Day, which is December First, Georgetown University’s Global HIV Policy Lab has released a new report entitled “Progress and the Peril: HIV and the Global De/criminalization of Same-Sex Sex.”  A full copy of the report can be downloaded for free from the HIV Policy Lab’s website, HIV Policy La dot .org.

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Doctor Matthew Kavanagh

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

11/21/23 Kassandra Frederique

During her time at DPA, Kassandra Frederique has built and led innovative campaigns around policing, the overdose crisis, and marijuana legalization—each with a consistent racial justice focus. Her advocacy, and all of the Drug Policy Alliance’s work, lies at the intersection of health, equity, autonomy, and justice.  (HOUR VERSION 55:50)

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Kassandra Frederique