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The Global Overdose Crisis

Airs at: Wed, 05/31/2023 at 12:00am - 12:30am
Produced for Century Of Lies
This week on Century of Lies: The Global Overdose Crisis. The Seventy-Sixth World Health Assembly was held recently in Geneva, Switzerland. Among the side events at this year’s Assembly, UNAIDS and the Open Society Foundation hosted a discussion entitled “Responding to the ... Read more

Harm Reduction On The Agenda In Maine

Airs at: Wed, 05/24/2023 at 12:00am - 12:30am
Produced for Century Of Lies
This week on Century of Lies: Harm Reduction On The Agenda In Maine. LD 1364, An Act to Prevent Opioid Overdose Deaths by Establishing Safe Consumption Sites, is making its way through the Maine legislature. We hear from the chief sponsor, State Representative Grayson Lookn... Read more

Drug Workers and Decolonization

Airs at: Wed, 05/17/2023 at 12:00am - 12:30am
Produced for Century Of Lies
This week on Century of Lies: Drug Workers, Decriminalization and Decolonization. Host Doug McVay is joined in conversation with Hilary Agro, an anthropology PhD student at the University of British Columbia and a researcher whose studies include drug policy, activism, and ... Read more

Defending the Humanity of People Who Sell Drugs

Airs at: Wed, 05/17/2023 at 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Free Culture Radio
On this edition of Free Culture Radio, Defending the Humanity of People Who Sell Drugs: a conversation with Hilary Agro, an anthropology PhD student at the University of British Columbia and a researcher whose studies include drug policy, activism, and the harms of prohibit... Read more

Safer Opioid Supply

Airs at: Wed, 05/10/2023 at 12:00am - 12:30am
Produced for Century Of Lies
This week on Century of Lies: Safer Opioid Supply. The final evaluation report on the Safer Opioid Supply Program at Parkdale Queen West Community Health Centre in Toronto, Ontario, has just been released. We hear about the report from Kate Atkinson, SOS Project Manager; Pa... Read more

Saving Lives In Rhode Island

Airs at: Wed, 05/03/2023 at 12:00am - 12:30am
Produced for Century Of Lies
This week on Century of Lies: Saving Lives in Rhode Island. The state of Rhode Island is about to open the first state-authorized legal overdose prevention sites in the United States, so to hear more about this historic effort, on this edition of Century we’re joined by Col... Read more

Music, Drugs, and Harm Reduction

Airs at: Wed, 04/26/2023 at 12:00am - 12:30am
Produced for Century Of Lies
This week on Century of Lies: Music, Drugs, and Harm Reduction. We hear from Dr. Jodie Grigg, a Research Associate at the National Drug Research Institute at Curtin University in Perth and coordinator of the Western Australia arm of the Ecstasy and Related Drugs Reporting S... Read more

Working to Save Lives in Maine

Airs at: Wed, 04/19/2023 at 12:00am - 12:30am
Produced for Century Of Lies
This week on Century of Lies: Working to Save Lives in Maine. More and more US states are looking toward expansion of harm reduction services. On this edition of Century we look at a bill working its way through the Maine Legislature that would allow communities to establis... Read more

Drug Policy, Environmental Protection, and the Rights of Indigenous People

Airs at: Wed, 04/19/2023 at 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Free Culture Radio
On this edition of Free Culture Radio: Drug Policy, Environmental Protection, and the Rights of Indigenous People Efforts are ongoing around the world to better align national and international drug policies with other crucial areas of concern including protecting the envi... Read more

Washington State Post-Blake

Airs at: Wed, 04/12/2023 at 12:00am - 12:30am
Produced for Century Of Lies
This week on Century of Lies: New Washington State Drug Laws Post-Blake. Drug possession laws in Washington state were invalidated in 2021 by a state supreme court decision in the case of State v Blake. The legislature moved quickly to put some laws back in place but the me... Read more