Superior Court Judge James P. Gray (ret) is a pioneer in calling for the end of drug war. He has written numerous books including Why our Drug Laws have Failed, A Judicial Indictment of the War On Drugs and Wearing the Robe.
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This week on Century of Lies: Harm Reduction in Oregon and California. The state of Oregon is considering a measure to expand and enhance harm reduction services.
Andrea Yatsco is part of the leadership in the nationally-recognized HEROES program. Geoffrey Ball is an LCDC . He heads up drug user outreach at the Harris Center. Jackie St Germain has a social work background, and is in the leadership at The Sobering Center.
This week on Century of Lies: Rural Reforms and Human Rights in Colombia. The UN Security Council met to consider rural reforms and the rights of indigenous and African-descended people in the context of the Colombian peace process.
This week on Century of Lies: Safe Consumption Spaces Save Lives. The city of San Francisco continues to discuss the implementation of safe consumption spaces. We hear Sam Rivera, Executive Director of OnPoint New York, and Doctor Alex Kral from RTI International.
Katharine Neill Harris, Ph.D., is the Alfred C. Glassell, III, Fellow in Drug Policy at Rice University’s Baker Institute for Public Policy. Her current research focuses on the availability of drug treatment for at-risk populations, the opioid epidemic, and the legalization of medical and adult-use cannabis. She supports policy reforms that treat drug use as a public health issue
Phil Smith has been a drug policy journalist for more than two decades. He is the longtime writer and editor of the Drug War Chronicle, the online publication of the nonprofit Stop the Drug War, and was the editor of AlterNet’s coverage of drug policy from 2015 to 2018. He was awarded the Drug Policy Alliance’s Edwin M. Brecher Award for Excellence in Media in 2013.
This week on Century of Lies: Remembering Jeffrey Steinborn. Jeffrey Steinborn was an attorney, a marijuana legalizer, and social justice revolutionary in the city of Seattle who passed away in early January. On this edition of Century we’ll hear an interview with Jeff from 2015.
This week on Century of Lies: The Marijuana Industry and Workplace Safety. Host Doug McVay speaks with Mike Crawford, a Massachusetts journalist and host of the award-winning podcast THE YOUNG JURKS, about activism, the marijuana industry, and the death of Lorna McMurrey.
Roger Goodman is a Washington State Representative, who chairs the criminal justice committee with a particular focus on drug policy. Topics range from legal cannabis to legal Heroin, from overdose deaths to international madness. Roger is an American lawyer and politician serving as a Democratic member of the Washington House of Representatives, representing the 45th district since 2007.