Century of Lies


Century of Lies

Sundays, 7:30 PM ET, 6:30 PM  CT, 5:30 MT & 4:30 AM PT
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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.


29:00 minutes (13.28 MB)

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.


29:00 minutes (13.28 MB)

10/30/16 Doug McVay

This week we listen in on a hearing at the New Mexico State Legislature about opiate use and heroin maintenance treatment.


29:00 minutes (13.28 MB)

10/23/16 Doug McVay

This week we talk with Tom Burns, former head of marijuana programs for the state of Oregon, about balancing the needs of patients in a time of broader adult use legalization; and Philippine President Duterte says he's separating from the US over his murderous vigilante drug war #BoycottThePhilippines.


29:00 minutes (13.28 MB)

10/16/16 Doug McVay

This week: we hear members of the United Nations General Assembly's Third Committee discuss international criminal justice and drug control policies.


29:00 minutes (13.28 MB)

10/09/16 Sanho Tree

This week we speak with Sanho Tree with the Institute for Policy Studies about the failed peace accords in Colombia, plus Colombia's UN delegate speaks to the UN about drug policy.


29:00 minutes (13.28 MB)

10/02/16 Doug McVay

Nate Howard with MovementBe and MovementBe.org, plus we look at the FBI's new Uniform Crime Report.


29:00 minutes (13.28 MB)

09/25/16 Jodie Emery

This week we hear more about King County, Seattle, Washington's plan to set up two supervised drug consumption facilities, plus we talk with hemp activist Courtney Moran, legalization activist Jodie Emery, and Project PC's Megan Holt.


29:00 minutes (13.28 MB)

09/18/16 Doug McVay

King County, Seattle, Washington, will soon have two supervised drug consumption facilities. That recommendation is part of a final report by King County's Heroin and Prescription Opiate Task Force, which released its final report on Thursday Sept. 15.


29:00 minutes (13.28 MB)

09/11/16 Alison Bigelow

This week we learn about the state of medical marijuana in Washington state post-502, featuring patient advocate Alison Bigelow and former state legislator Jeanne Kohl-Welles.


29:00 minutes (13.28 MB)

09/04/16 Susan Squibb

This week is part three of our Seattle Hempfest Special, with Susan Squibb, Shango Los, David Nott, Dominic Corva, and Century host Doug McVay talk about cannabis and the media.


29:00 minutes (13.28 MB)

08/26/16 Jodie Emery

This week on part two of our Seattle Hempfest special: reform beyond Washington state, with audio from Jodie Emery (Canada), Keith Saunders (MA/NH), Rachel Kurtz (OR), Danielle Muggli (MT), and Serra Frank (ID).


29:00 minutes (13.28 MB)

08/21/16 Rick Steves

This week we come to you live from Seattle Hempfest! We hear from travel guru Rick Steves, Hempfest honchos Vivian McPeak and John Davis, reformer and hemp advocate Joy Beckerman, plus activist and entrepreneur Alison Draisin.


29:00 minutes (13.28 MB)

08/14/16 Rick Doblin

We talk with Rick Doblin from MAPS about the DEA's new rules on cultivating marijuana for research purposes, and we talk with Lorenzo Jones of the Katal Center about police in the community and effective community policing.


29:00 minutes (13.28 MB)

08/07/16 Doug McVay

Seattle Hempfest is August 19-21 this year! This week we look at marijuana legalization, and how medical, adult social (recreational), and spiritual uses of marijuana can co-exist.


29:00 minutes (13.28 MB)

07/31/16 Jorge Cervantes

This week we attended Portland's Summer Fair, a free marijuana expo, and spoke with noted author and marijuana grow expert Jorge Cervantes, attorney and agricultural best practices expert Chris Van Hook of Clean Green Certification, and Portland area entrepreneur and business owner Adrian Brown.


29:00 minutes (13.28 MB)

07/24/16 Tim Kaine

US Senator Tim Kaine talks about states as laboratories of democracy, and asks whether marijuana legalization has impacted heroin production; Senator Ed Markey talks about overdose deaths, and asks whether the administration has been ignoring Fentanyl coming in from China and Mexico; and Senator Marco Rubio speaks sensibly about alcohol, other drugs, and drug addiction.


29:00 minutes (13.28 MB)

07/17/16 Cliff Thornton

This week we talk about racism, violence, and the drug war with longtime drug policy reformer and social justice activist Cliff Thornton.


29:00 minutes (13.28 MB)

07/10/16 Doug McVay

The Veterans Affairs department releases a new estimate of veteran suicides -- 20 per day in 2014 -- and we speak with the authors of new research showing that medical marijuana laws are associated with a reduction in prescription medication use.


29:00 minutes (13.28 MB)

07/03/16 Doug McVay

This week: the Adult Use of Marijuana Act is officially Proposition 63 on California's November election ballot; many medical marijuana dispensaries have closed in Washington state as the adult use system rolls over the medical program; and the UN Office on Drugs and Crime releases the new World Drug Report.


29:00 minutes (13.28 MB)

06/26/16 Steve Rolles

This week: we talk with Steve Rolles with the UK's Transform Drug Policy Foundation about Brexit and the future of drug policy in the UK and the EU; plus the UN's recent General Assembly High-Level Meeting on AIDS featured discussions about injection drug use and HIV/AIDS, so we hear some audio from that.


29:00 minutes (13.28 MB)

06/19/16 Doug McVay

We hear from Jesce Horton and Charlo Greene with the Minority Cannabis Business Association, and the US Senate Homeland Security Committee hears about harm reduction, supervised injection facilities, and heroin maintenance treatment.


29:00 minutes (13.28 MB)

06/12/16 Doug McVay

The European Monitoring Centre on Drugs and Drug Addiction releases its annual European Drug Report; we listen in on the Oregon Liquor Control Commission as it decides on rules for legal adult social use marijuana; and we talk about Booze Culture.


29:00 minutes (13.28 MB)

06/05/16 Shaleen Title

This week we speak with Shaleen Title, a business owner and activist who's on the board of directors of the Minority Cannabis Business Association, and with Ngaio Bealum, who's a journalist, comedian, activist, and also a member of the board of directors for the Minority Cannabis Business Association.


29:00 minutes (13.28 MB)

05/29/16 Doug McVay

This week: We look back at the UN General Assembly Special Session on Drugs and hear from the presidents of Peru, Bolivia, and Colombia.


29:00 minutes (13.28 MB)

05/22/16 Doug McVay

We speak with author and journalist Maia Szalavitz about addiction, overdose, and her new book Unbroken Brain; plus we talk about criminal justice with death row DNA exoneree Kirk Bloodsworth.


29:00 minutes (13.28 MB)

05/15/16 Doug McVay

We speak with California NORML's Dale Gieringer, and Portland NORML's Scott Gordon, plus we hear from author and marijuana expert Robert C. Clarke.


29:00 minutes (13.28 MB)

05/08/16 Doug McVay

This week we bring you sounds from the first annual cannabis Cultivation Classic in Portland, Oregon, including interviews with US Representative Earl Blumenauer, author Robert C. Clarke, and activist Madeline Martinez.


29:00 minutes (13.28 MB)

Dean Becker Wants YOU to Call the Drug Czar


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