This week we speak with Jennifer Hess, a Kansas medical cannabis patient, wife and mother whose husband died in police custody. Plus, Jessyln McCurdy from the ACLU, Patrice Onwuka from the Independent Women's Forum, and Aleks Kajstura from the Prison Policy Initiative speak before a House subcommittee hearing on the topic of women and girls in the criminal justice system.
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Norma Sapp, Oklahoma reformer re progress, ease of new medical cannabis law, Steve Downing, Dep Chief of LAPD, retired and Adrian Garcia, former Sheriff of Houston regarding amazing bail reform
This week on Century of Lies we get a briefing on the Colombia Peace Process from Mariela Kohon, Senior International Officer with the Trades Union Congress, and Kevin Callinan, Senior General Secretary of the labor union Forsa.
Dr Joao Goulao, Portugal's Drug Czar Part 2, Sheila Vakharia of DPA re overdose death rates & memorials for Paul Krassner & Mark Kleiman
The Scottish Affairs Committee of the UK House of Commons held a hearing on drug policy recently and heard from high-ranking active-duty police officers about the need for harm reduction, including supervised consumption facilities, and decriminalization of simple possession.
Dr Joao Goulao, Portugal's Drug Czar sits down to a lengthy interview with DTN Reporter Dean Becker
This week on Century: Heather Haase with the New York NGO Committee, Jamie Bridge with the Vienna NGO Committee, Benjamin Phillips with the Harm Reduction Coalition, and representatives from UN AIDS, InterPol, and UNODC discuss the global drug situation and UNODC's newly-released 2019 World Drug Report.
Tyler Broker an attorney has column on Above the Law titled The Case for Legalizing All Drugs Plus NY Times reporter Emily Bazalon has a new book Charged - The New Movement to Transform American Prosecution and End Mass Incarceration
Kim Ogg the District Attorney of Houston/Harris County Texas for the half hour.
On this edition of Century of Lies we speak with Vivian McPeak,Executive Director of Seattle Hempfest, about partial success in an ongoing battle with Washington state over free speech issues; plus we
speak with Michael Krawitz from Veterans for Medical Cannabis Access about moves at the international level to reschedule cannabis.