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

12/05/23 Victoria Wright

Victoria Wright is the founder of The National Coalition for Drug Legalization, a nonprofit 501(c)3 focused on the legalization of all drugs. Our mission is to advance the conversation about the legalization of all drugs through community service and research which is publishing such recommendations via their Drug Legalization Handbook,

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Victoria Wright

Century of Lies

12/05/23 UN CND 2023

This week on Century of Lies: Charting a New Course. In preparation for its 2024 Mid-Term Review, the UN’s Commission on Narcotic Drugs has been conducting a stock-taking of progress made in addressing several challenges that were identified in CND’s 2019 Ministerial Declaration. These thematic discussions have consisted of two intersessional meetings, the first from October 23 to 25 and the second from December 4 to 6.

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Judy Chang

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