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 of Lies: Aid for the War on Drugs. Harm Reduction International has released a report entitled Aid for the War on Drugs, which follows overseas development aid that’s being spent on policing and drug control around the world. We hear from the report’s author, Claire Provost.

Claire Provost
Claire Provost, Harm Reduction International
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This week on Century of Lies: Reschedule or Deschedule? The Drug Enforcement Administration is set to review marijuana’s placement in Schedule One. To learn more we hear from Shaleen Title, Founder and Director of the Parabola Center.

Shaleen Title
Shaleen Title, Parabola Center
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This week on Century of Lies: Ireland’s Citizens’ Assembly On Drugs Use.

Eddie D’Arcy
Eddie D’Arcy, Ireland’s Citizens’ Assembly On Drugs Use
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This week on Century of Lies: Performance and Image Enhancing Drugs. Performance and image enhancing drugs, or PIEDS, include substances like anabolic-androgenic steroids, human growth hormone, trenbolone, insulin, and many others. The market in PIEDS is sizable and growing, and their use presents unique challenges.

Doctor Tim Piatkowski Doctor Tim Piatkowski, Drug Policy Facts
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This week on Century of Lies: Drug Decriminalization in Oregon. We hear from Tera Hurst, Executive Director of the Health Justice Recovery Alliance, and Morgan Godvin with The Health In Justice Action Lab and Beats Overdose, on drug decriminalization in Oregon and the impact of Measure 110, the Drug Addiction Treatment and Recovery Act.

Tera Hurst
Tera Hurst, World Health Systems Facts
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 This week on Century of Lies: Regulating Marijuana. The feds and the UN notwithstanding, marijuana is basically legal for adults in several US states and some other countries including Uruguay and Canada. It was never a question of if and it’s no longer a question of when, the question now is: How will marijuana be regulated?

Hanan Abramovici, PhD
Hanan Abramovici, PhD, Health Canada
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This week on Century of Lies: Stimulants. It’s morning again in America so it’s time to wake up, smell the coffee, and take a good hard look at stimulants.

Steven Shoptaw
Steven Shoptaw, UNODC
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This week on Century of Lies: The Path To End AIDS. UNAIDS recently launched its 2023 Global AIDS Update. We hear from UNAIDS Executive Director Winnie Byanyima; Loic Michaud, Head Nurse and an addiction consultant at Checkpoint Geneva; Yana Panfilova with Teenergizer; and Gibstar Makangila with Circle of Hope.

UNAIDS Executive Director Winnie Byanyima
Winnie Byanyima, UNAIDS
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This week on Century of Lies: Saving Lives With Safer Supply. The National Safer Supply Community of Practice released a new community report entitled Prescription For Safety: A Study of Safer Opioid Supply Programs in Ontario.

Rose Schmidt
Rose Schmidt
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This week on Century of Lies: Fentanyl and Safer Smoking Kits. Were joined in conversation by Haven Wheelock, Harm Reduction Services Manager at Outside In, to discuss fentanyl, smoking as an alternative to injection, and safer smoking kits.

Allison Newman
Allison Newman, Outside In
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