Howard Wooldridge of Frederick, MD: retired police detective is our guest. Howard is a co-founder of Law Enforcement Against Prohibition (www.leap.cc), He is a full-time advocate since 2006 in Washington, DC as the police voice in opposition to drug prohibition.
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This week on Century of Lies: Undoing Drugs Pt 1 - A conversation with award-winning journalist and best-selling author Maia Szalavitz whose most recent book Undoing Drugs: The Untold Story of Harm Reduction and the Future of Addiction has just been released in paperback.
This week on Century of Lies: Cost barriers and naloxone availability – a conversation with Evan Peet, PhD, an economist at the RAND Corporation, a professor at Pardee RAND Graduate School, and one of the co-authors of an article published August 19 in JAMA Health Forum entitled “Trends in Out-of-Pocket Costs for Naloxone by Drug Brand and Payer in the US, 2010-2018.”
John Walsh ,new report for the Washington Office on Latin America (WOLA) . Mr. Walsh has testified before Congress and published extensively on the need to reassess drug policy goals, strategies, and indicators. His analyses have underscored the limits of supply-oriented drug policies and the extensive damage they cause. PT II
This week on Century of Lies: International Overdose Awareness Day is August 31. We talk with Haven Wheelock, Drug Users Health Services Program Supervisor at Outside In in Portland, Oregon.
John Walsh ,new report for the Washington Office on Latin America (WOLA) argues that the global drug prohibition regime and the 50-year-long U.S.-led “war on drugs” has not only had disastrous results across the world but are increasingly exacerbating other serious problems.
This week on Century of Lies: California Senate Bill 57, sponsored by Sen. Scott Wiener, legislation that would allow some jurisdictions to authorize the establishment of supervised consumption sites, goes to the desk of Governor Gavin Newsom; the Senate Judiciary Committee hears from Dr.
Paul Armentano is Deputy Director of the National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws. Paul joins us for the half hour to discuss Russia sentence of 9 years behind bars for WNBA star Britteny Griner, CBD & THC snake oil, Senate bills in limbo, State politicians trying to circumvent cannabis votes, taxes, black market & more
KPOV reporter in Bend Oregon, Tris "Tristone" is a cannabis grower and a long time puveryor of fine cannabis lotions, tinctures and other products now working for High Desery Pure. Topics include decrim, illegal grows, penalties and a comparison of Oregon to the hosts state of Texas.
This week on Century of Lies: Support Grows For Harm Reduction. The Connecticut General Assembly’s Joint Public Health Committee hears from Sam Rivera, Executive Director of OnPoint, the New York nonprofit that operates two supervised consumption sites in the city of New York.