Century of Lies


Century of Lies

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05/28/17 Rachel Knox

This week on Century Of Lies, more from the Patients Out of Time National Clinical Conference on Cannabis Therapeutics, with attorney and veteran Brandon Wyatt and physician Dr. Rachel Knox, plus California Assemblyman Ken Cooley on regulation of medical and non-medical cannabis in the state of California.


29:00 minutes (13.28 MB)

05/21/17 Mary Lynn Mathre

This week we come to you live from the Patients Out of Time National Clinical Conference on Cannabis Therapeutics #Patients2017, with Mary Lynn Mathre, Laramie Silber, Mara Felsen, Sam Sabzehzar, and Amanda Reiman, plus Fred Gardner with a Tribute to the Spirit of Proposition 215, Dennis Peron, and the late Dr. Tod Mikuriya.


29:00 minutes (13.28 MB)

05/14/17 Beauregard Sessions

This week: Attorney General J. Beauregard Sessions III talks drug war while journalist Maia Szalavitz talks sense.


29:00 minutes (13.28 MB)

05/07/17 Wiqas Ahmad

This week on Century Of Lies, we hear from Wiqas Ahmad, a drug policy reform activist and youth advocate based in Pakistan. Plus, skeletons in Congressman Tom Marino's closet have popped the White House's trial balloon about Marino becoming the next Drug Czar, and a leaked White House memo reveals that the Czar's office may be for the chop.


29:00 minutes (13.28 MB)

04/30/17 Jesce Horton

This week we talk with Jesce Horton from the Minority Cannabis Business Association and Patricia Sully from VOCAL-Washington and the Public Defender Association of King County, plus MAPS Executive Director Rick Doblin testifies before the US Sentencing Commission on synthetic drugs.


29:00 minutes (13.28 MB)

04/23/17 David Bradford

This week: Professor David Bradford on his research that show billions of dollars and countless lives are saved in the US because of medical marijuana, and we look at the Secretary of Homeland Security, Marine General (Ret.) John Kelly.


29:00 minutes (13.28 MB)

04/16/17 Doug McVay

This week: we take a look at the likely next Drug Czar, US Rep. Tom Marino (R-PA).


29:00 minutes (13.28 MB)

04/09/17 Betty Aldworth

This week on Century Of Lies, our interview with SSDP Executive Director Betty Aldworth; Krys Nyrop from Seattle-King County, Washington, talks about the Law Enforcement Assisted Diversion (LEAD) Program; and we talk about marijuana and athletics with Deuvall Dorsey, the Vegas 420 Runner.


29:00 minutes (13.28 MB)

04/02/17 Betty Aldworth

Part one of our coverage of the Students for Sensible Drug Policy conference, with SSDP's Betty Aldworth and Stacia Cosner, plus Nazlee Maghsoudi with the International Center for Science in Drug Policy.


29:00 minutes (13.28 MB)

03/26/17 Doug McVay

This week: The Indiana State Senate holds a hearing on syringe exchange, plus Philippine Vice President Leni Robredo speaks out against the campaign of murder and bloodshed being carried out by Philippine president and dictator Rodrigo Duterte.


29:00 minutes (13.28 MB)

03/19/17 Doug McVay

This week begins our coverage of the Sixtieth Annual Session of the UN's Commission on Narcotic Drugs in Vienna, Austria. In part one of our coverage, we hear from delegates representing New Zealand, Uruguay, and the European Union.


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03/12/17 Jefferson Beauregard Sessions III

This week: the New Hampshire legislature is considering a bill to allow legal syringe exchanges in the state, plus we listen to current Attorney General Jefferson Beauregard Sessions III talk nonsense about drugs.


29:00 minutes (13.28 MB)

03/05/17 Tyler Williams

This week we speak with Tyler Williams from Students for Sensible Drug Policy about drug policy reform, activism, and SSDP's upcoming international conference in Portland, Oregon March 24-26.


29:00 minutes (13.28 MB)

02/26/17 Kevin Zeese

This week: a conversation with the author, activist, radio host, and distinguished long-time drug policy reformer Kevin Zeese; plus, White House Communications Director Sean Spicer on likely new directions for this administration's marijuana policies.


29:00 minutes (13.28 MB)

02/19/17 Earl Blumenauer

This week we speak with Kymone Freeman, who's an activist, playwright, and founder of We Act Radio, about marijuana legalization and political protest, plus we hear from Congressman Earl Blumenauer (D-OR) about the formation of the Congressional Cannabis Caucus.


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02/12/17 Jodi James

This week, we talk with Jodi James, Executive Director of the Florida Cannabis Action Network, about implementation of medical marijuana in Florida and the legislature's attempts to hobble that program before it gets off the ground, and we hear from Representative Dana Rohrbacher (R-CA) about his new bill, the Respect State Marijuana Laws Act.


29:00 minutes (13.28 MB)

02/05/17 Mary Lou Burton

This week we talk with Mary Lou Burton, founder and coordinator of the Cannabis Collaborative Conference, an event entering its third year that's coming up February 14-16 in Portland, Oregon.


29:00 minutes (13.28 MB)

01/29/17 Doug McVay

The state of Indiana is considering expansion of its harm reduction efforts. This week, we look at House Bill 1438, to promote public health and give communities more effective tools to address injection drug use.


29:00 minutes (13.28 MB)

01/22/17 Kemp Chester

This week we take a closer look at the new Acting Director of the Office of National Drug Control Policy, Kemp Chester, and ask: are the days of a federal drug czar are numbered, or will the agency transform itself for the Trump era?


29:00 minutes (13.28 MB)

01/15/17 Doug McVay

This week we look at the newly released report from the National Academy of Sciences, The Health Effects of Cannabis and Cannabinoids; and we continue our look at the man who might become the next US Attorney General, Jefferson Beauregard Sessions III, and examine whether Beauregard believes that the Constitution and civil rights enforcement are barriers to effective law enforcement.


29:00 minutes (13.28 MB)

01/08/17 Adam Eidinger

This week we talk with DC-based drug policy reform activist Adam Eidinger from DCMJ about plans to hand out 4,200 joints at #Trump420 Inauguration Day, plus we look at Attorney General nominee Jefferson Beauregard Sessions III.


29:00 minutes (13.28 MB)

01/01/17 Mason Tvert

This week: Mason Tvert with MPP on adult social use marijuana legalization, Yuri Fedotov with UNODC on Afghanistan opium, plus new research from the Bureau of Justice Statistics, and a few words from travel guru and NORML board member Rick Steves.


29:00 minutes (13.28 MB)

12/25/16 Ngaio Bealum

This week: a discussion on diversity and inclusion in the marijuana industry with Ngaio Bealum, Madeline Martinez, Jerry Whiting, Trista Okel, and Ed "New Jersey Weedman" Forchion.


29:00 minutes (13.28 MB)

12/18/16 Dana Larsen

On Friday, December 16, police in Montreal, Canada raided two Cannabis Culture shops, which had recently opened as marijuana dispensaries, and arrested several staffers along with Marc and Jodie Emery, the self-styled Prince and Princess of Pot. To learn more about this story and about marijuana legalization in Canada, we speak with Kirk Tousaw, a barrister who's involved in the case, and with Dana Larsen, a Canadian political activist and marijuana law reformer.


29:00 minutes (13.28 MB)

12/11/16 Sanho Tree

This week on Century Of Lies we talk with Sanho Tree from the Institute for Policy Studies about the President-Elect Trump, his AG pick Jefferson Beauregard Sessions, soon-to-be White House Chief of Staff Reinhold Priebus, fracking the swamp, and the future of drug policy reform.


29:00 minutes (13.28 MB)

12/04/16 Doug McVay

This week The President talks about marijuana legalization, President-Elect Trump talks drug war with Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte, and the head of an agency to prevent underage drinking says legalization is scary because she thinks marijuana is a gateway drug.


29:00 minutes (13.28 MB)

11/27/16 Chris Bennett

This week we speak with the scholar, researcher, and writer Chris Bennett about spirituality, mysticism, and the roles played by cannabis and other entheogens in human development.


29:00 minutes (13.28 MB)

11/20/16 Steve Rolles

This week we talk with Steve Rolles of the Transform Drug Policy Foundation (UK) about marijuana law reform, the 2016 general election, and international drug control policy reform.


29:00 minutes (13.28 MB)

11/13/16 Doug McVay

This week we look at the present and future of marijuana policy in the US with our special guest drug policy reform activist and marijuana policy expert Sam Chapman with New Economy Consulting.


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11/06/16 Doug McVay

This week we listen as the New Mexico State Legislature considers heroin treatment as a policy alternative, plus the US government stops the sale of thousands of rifles to the Philippine National Police #BoycottThePhilippines.


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