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Century Of Lies is a weekly half-hour show focused on drug policy reform and the failed war on drugs. The show explores public health, criminal justice, social justice, and other policies related to drugs in the US and abroad, 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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Saving Lives In New Mexico

Airs at: Wed, 03/10/2021 at 12:00am - 12:30am
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The state of New Mexico is considering how to authorize and open supervised consumption facilities in that state, we hear from the chief sponsor of House Bill 123, NM State Representative Deborah Armstrong, and Emily Kaltenbach with the Drug Policy Alliance. Plus we hear fr... Read more

Clean Slate

Airs at: Wed, 03/03/2021 at 12:00am - 12:30am
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The Clean Slate NY campaign launched at the end of February. We hear from several members of the coalition including Quintin Cross from the Hudson Catskill Housing Coalition, Zaki Smith from the organization Next 100, the Reverend Kevin Van Hook from Riverside Church in New... Read more

Human Rights And The Drug War

Airs at: Wed, 02/24/2021 at 12:00am - 12:30am
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The Association of British Muslims recently held a discussion on drugs policy. On this edition of Century we hear from two of the featured speakers: Neil Woods, formerly an undercover police officer in the UK who is now a leading reform activist and member of the organizati... Read more

Washington Moves Away From Criminalization

Airs at: Wed, 02/17/2021 at 12:00am - 12:30am
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The Washington Legislature is considering House Bill 1499 - Providing behavioral health system responses to individuals with substance use disorder. Their House Public Safety Committee held a hearing on the bill on Feb. 12. On this edition of Century we hear from some of th... Read more

Homelessness and Substance Use

Airs at: Wed, 02/10/2021 at 12:00am - 12:30am
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This week on Century: Homelessness and Substance Use. We hear from Geert De Bolle with Housing First LAB in Belgium and Cristiana Merendeiro with Associação Crescer in Portugal. They spoke recently on a webinar held by the European Monitoring Center on Drugs and Drug Addict... Read more

Reform Moves Forward In Scotland

Airs at: Wed, 02/03/2021 at 12:00am - 12:30am
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This week on Century of Lies: Scotland's First Minister Nicola Sturgeon on harm reduction, supervised consumption facilities, heroin assisted treatment, and the need to end stigma and treat people who use drugs with dignity and respect. Plus, we hear from Dawn Wooten, LPN, ... Read more

Harm Reduction And The Drug Czar

Airs at: Wed, 01/27/2021 at 12:00am - 12:30am
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This week on Century we take a look at Regina LaBelle, JD, Acting Director of the Office of National Drug Control Policy. Read more

The Next Czar

Airs at: Wed, 01/20/2021 at 12:00am - 12:30am
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This week on Century of Lies we look at the people who are being appointed to key drug control policy positions within the new Biden administration. Read more

Faith, Community, and Harm Reduction

Airs at: Wed, 01/13/2021 at 12:00am - 12:30am
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This week on Century: Faith, Community, and Harm Reduction. We hear from Naomi Burke-Shyne, Executive Director of Harm Reduction International, about The Global State of Harm Reduction; we hear more about harm reduction from Ricky Bluthenthal, PhD, Associate Dean for Social... Read more

A World With Drugs

Airs at: Wed, 01/06/2021 at 12:00am - 12:30am
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Health Poverty Action is a nongovernmental organization based in the United Kingdom. They’ve been looking recently at drug policies in the context of sustainable development in order to, in their words “build a new approach to drugs that prioritizes, promotes, and protects ... Read more