Century of Lies

Century of Lies, with nearly 15 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.

 

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10/08/17 Doug McVay


The UN Human Rights Council recently conducted its Universal Periodic Review of human rights in the Philippines, so this week we hear from several nongovernmental organizations concerned with human rights and the drug war.


Guest(s): Doug McVay
Organization(s): Drug War Facts
Link(s): Drug War Facts
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10/01/17 Zaved Mahmood


The UN's Commission on Narcotic Drugs held an intersessional meeting September 26-28, 2017, to discuss the UNGASS outcome document. This week we listen to part of their discussion on human rights and drug policies and hear presentations from Zaved Mahmood, Rule of Law and Democracy Section, Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights, and by Christine Brautigam, Director, Intergovernmental Division, UN Women


Guest(s): Zaved Mahmood
Organization(s): United Nations
Link(s): Drug War Facts
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09/24/17 Lew Frederick


The state of California is considering supervised consumption sites, and we speak with Oregon State Senator Lew Frederick about racial profiling, drug possession penalties, and House Bill 2355.


Guest(s): Lew Frederick
Organization(s): Senator
Link(s): Drug War Facts
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09/17/17 Doug McVay


Feds release the results of the annual National Survey on Drug Use and Health, Senator Orrin Hatch introduces a bill for pharmaceutical research on marijuana, and the Justice Department digs in its heels in opposing marijuana law reform.


Guest(s): Doug McVay
Organization(s): Drug War Facts
Link(s): Drug War Facts
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09/10/17 Dana Rohrabacher


The #DisownStone campaign scored a win this week, we talk with Amanda Reiman, PhD, about building a diverse, progressive cannabis industry, plus, the Rohrabacher-Blumenauer Amendment to protect medical cannabis programs is blocked from consideration in the new budget so we hear from Rep. Dana Rohrabacher.


Guest(s): Dana Rohrabacher
Organization(s): Congressman
Link(s): Drug War Facts
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09/03/17 Doug McVay


Live from Seattle, Washington, it's part three of our Hempfest 2017 Special Coverage! This week, we feature audio from a panel at the Ric Smith Hemposium Stage on Privilege and Inclusion in the Cannabis Industry, with: Betty Aldworth, Executive Director of Students for Sensible Drug Policy; Rene Gagnon, founder and CEO of Cannabis Centre, Inc.; Jerry Whiting, founder and CEO of LeBlanc CNE; and Ophelia Chong, an artist and journalist who's founder and CEO of Stock Pot Images LLC. Plus, an update on the #DisownStone campaign #JustSayNoToHate


Guest(s): Doug McVay
Organization(s): Drug War Facts
Link(s): Drug War Facts
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08/27/17 Doug McVay


Live from Seattle, Washington, it's Part Two of our special Hempfest 2017 coverage! This week, a panel on Cannabis and Media: Moving Beyond Stereotypes, with Susan Squibb, Wes Abney, Ophelia Chong, Russ Belville, Chris Conrad, and yours truly Doug McVay.


Guest(s): Doug McVay
Organization(s): Drug War Facts
Link(s): Drug War Facts
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08/20/17 Betty Aldworth


Live from Seattle, it's Part One of our special coverage of Hempfest 2017! We talk with Betty Aldworth about her new project #JustSayNoToHate, plus words from Tim Pate, Sharon Whitson, Elvy Musikka, Vivian McPeak, Ben Livingston, and Big Mike.


Guest(s): Betty Aldworth
Organization(s): JustSayNoToHate
Link(s): Drug War Facts
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08/13/17 Donald Trump


The Trump administration wants to waive the medical privacy rights of people who are prescribed opiates, so the president may be declaring a national emergency over drugs.


Guest(s): Donald Trump
Organization(s): Resident
Link(s): Drug War Facts
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08/06/17 Vivian McPeak


Seattle Hempfest will be held August 18, 19, and 20 in Washington state along the Puget Sound, so this week we talk with Hempfest Executive Director Vivian McPeak.


Guest(s): Vivian McPeak
Organization(s): Seattle Hemp Fest
Link(s): Drug War Facts
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