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Century Of Lies is a weekly 30-minute program that is focused on drug policy reform and the war on drugs. The show explores criminal justice, public health, and international policy as well as US policies and includes news reports, commentary, interviews, and other recorded segments. Century of Lies is a production of the Drug Truth Network and is syndicated via the Pacifica Foundation Radio Network.

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Colombian Peace Process

Airs at: Wed, 08/21/2019 at 12:00am - 12:30am
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This week on Century of Lies, part two of our conversation with Sanho Tree, Director of the Drug Policy Project at the Institute for Policy Studies, plus a report on the Colombian peace process. Read more

Conversation with Sanho Tree, pt. 1

Airs at: Wed, 08/14/2019 at 12:00am - 12:30am
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This week on Century of Lies, part one of our conversation with Sanho Tree, Director of the Drug Policy Project at the Institute for Policy Studies. Sanho talks with Doug about the presidential race, the rise of the authoritarian right, the drug war in the Philippines, and ... Read more

Tragedy In Kansas

Airs at: Wed, 07/31/2019 at 12:00am - 12:30am
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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... Read more

Colombia Peace Process

Airs at: Wed, 07/24/2019 at 12:00am - 12:30am
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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. Read more

Law Enforcement Support For Harm Reduction

Airs at: Wed, 07/17/2019 at 12:00am - 12:30am
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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 possessio... Read more

World Drug Report

Airs at: Wed, 07/10/2019 at 12:00am - 12:30am
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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-re... Read more

Conversations with Vivian McPeak and Michael Krawitz

Airs at: Wed, 07/03/2019 at 12:00am - 12:30am
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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 abo... Read more

International Rescheduling of Cannabis

Airs at: Wed, 06/26/2019 at 12:00am - 12:30am
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The Commission on Narcotic Drugs met in Vienna on Monday June 24 to hear a report by the World Health Organization's Expert Committee on Drug Dependence recommending that cannabis be rescheduled and removed from the list of banned substances. Read more

Hari Jones on Juneteenth

Airs at: Wed, 06/19/2019 at 12:00am - 12:30am
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This week on Century, historian and author Hari Jones speaks about Juneteenth, and the California State Assembly approves a measure to allow San Francisco to set up a supervised consumption facility. Read more

Cannabis Use by Older Adults

Airs at: Wed, 06/12/2019 at 12:00am - 12:30am
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This week we talk with Seattle Hempfest Executive Director Vivian McPeak about a lawsuit they've filed against the state over onerous restrictions on cannabis businesses, and we talk with Julie Bobitt, PhD, from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign about her resea... Read more