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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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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07/30/17 Doug McVay


The House Oversight Committee looks at reauthorization of the Office of National Drug Control Policy, and the Government Accountability Office examines mismanagement of a federal program that puts military weapons into the hands of local police.


Guest(s): Doug McVay
Organization(s): Drug War Facts
Link(s): Drug War Facts
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07/23/17 Rodrigo Duterte


The US House's Lantos Human Rights Commission examined the murderous war against the poor being waged by Philippine police and military under its current president, Rodrigo Duterte, under the guise of a war on drugs. We hear from Ellecer Carlos with the Philippine NGO iDEFEND, Matthew Wells with Amnesty International, and Phelim Kine with Human Rights Watch.


Guest(s): Rodrigo Duterte
Organization(s): President
Link(s): Drug War Facts
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