Century of Lies

Century of Lies, with 16 years on air, has more than 30 affiliate stations in the US and Canada. Running 29 minutes per episode, Century of Lies is currently produced by Doug McVay, editor of Drug War Facts.






12/19/18 Ira Glasser

The Oregon Legislature's House Health Care Committee hears testimony regarding safe consumption spaces, and an interview with the DPA's Ira Glasser.

Guest(s): Ira Glasser

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12/12/18 Farid Ghehioueche

This week on Century, we continue our conversation with Farid Ghehioueche, a French activist and organizer of the International Cannabis Policy Conference; we hear an interview with criminal defense attorney and NORML Legal Committee member Alan Silber from 2015; plus an interview from 2013 with the late activist Mickey Martin.

Guest(s): Farid Ghehioueche
Link(s): Drug War Facts

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12/05/18 Michael Krawitz

This week, we talk with Michael Krawitz and Farid Ghehioueche about advances in marijuana policy reform at the UN and the International Cannabis Policy Conference, which is Dec 7-9 in Vienna, Austria.

Guest(s): Michael Krawitz
Organization(s): Veterans For Medical Marijuana

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11/28/18 Will Dolphin

This week on Century, we talk with William Dolphin and Michelle Newhart about marijuana and their new book, The Medicalization of Marijuana: Legitimacy, Stigma, and the Patient Experience.

Guest(s): William Dolphin
Organization(s): Drug War Facts
Link(s): Drug War Facts

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11/21/18 Craig Mokhiber

This week on Century, Beyond 2019: the future of drug policies and lessons learned, with audio from Craig Mokhiber from the UN's Office of the High Commissioner on Human Rights; Simone Monesabian, director of the New York Office of the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime; and Dominique Favre, Deputy Permanent Representative, Permanent Mission of Switzerland to the UN.

Guest(s): Craig Mokhiber

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11/14/18 Doug McVay

Dean Becker joins COL host Doug McVay who shares audio with Jules Netherland with Drug Policy Alliiance speaking about medication assisted treatment before a committee of the National Academy of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine; and we hear from Ann Fordham with the International Drug Policy Consortium speaking about the state of international drug control before the Commission on Narcotic Drugs on November 8

Guest(s): Jules Netherland
Organization(s): Drug Policy Alliance
Link(s): Drug Policy Alliance

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11/11/18 Jim Belushi

This week on Century: Peter Sarosi from the Rights Reporter Foundation in Hungary addresses the Commission on Narcotic Drugs, and we speak with the actor, musician and comedian Jim Belushi, proprietor of Belushi's Farm in Eagle Point, Oregon.

Guest(s): Jim Belushi

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11/04/18 Maia Szalavitz

This week on Century: award-winning journalist and NY Times bestselling author Maia Szalavitz discusses effective treatment for opioid use disorder, and we hear from Anton Luf with the Medical University of Vienna and the "Check It" service regarding new psychoactive substances and drug safety testing.

Guest(s): Maia Szalavitz

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10/28/18 Gretchen Burns Bergman

This week on Century of Lies: A New PATH's director and co-founder Gretchen Burns Bergman addresses the UN's Commission on Narcotic Drugs in Vienna, and Members of Parliament in the UK debate drug policy, decriminalization, and harm reduction.

Guest(s): Gretchen Burns Bergman
Organization(s): A New Path
Link(s): A New Path

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10/21/18 Doug McVay

This week on Century: Canada legalizes marijuana, plus a discussion about harm reduction at the international level.

Guest(s): Doug McVay
Link(s): Drug War Facts

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