audio by year 2017

01/01/17 Dean Becker

Sun - Best of 2016: DTN Editorial - End eternal war of terror, war of drugs


3:00 minutes (1.38 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)

01/02/17 Art Acevedo

Mon - Art Acevedo, Houston's new Police Chief joins us to discuss forthcoming changes to drug law enforcement 1/7


3:00 minutes (1.38 MB)

01/03/17 Art Acevedo

Tue - Art Acevedo, Houston's new Police Chief 2/7


3:00 minutes (1.38 MB)

01/04/17 Art Acevedo

Wed - Art Acevedo, Houston's new Police Chief 3/7


3:00 minutes (1.38 MB)

01/05/17 Art Acevedo

Thu - Art Acevedo, Houston's new Police Chief 4/7


3:00 minutes (1.38 MB)

01/06/17 Art Acevedo

Fri - Art Acevedo, Houston's new Police Chief 5/7


2:59 minutes (1.37 MB)

01/07/17 Art Acevedo

Sat - Art Acevedo, Houston's new Police Chief 6/7


3:00 minutes (1.38 MB)

01/08/17 Art Acevedo

Sun - Art Acevedo, Houston's new Police Chief joins us to discuss forthcoming changes to drug law enforcement 7/7


3:00 minutes (1.38 MB)

01/06/17 Steve DeAngelo

Steven DeAngelo, CEO of Harborside Health Center, author of Cannabis Manifesto, Mike Hilliard, retired Baltimore Police Major + Adam Eidenger & effort to smoke out the Trump inauguration


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)

01/09/17 Dean Becker

Mon - Jeffrey Beauregard Session must not be our AG, courtesy DPA


3:00 minutes (1.38 MB)

01/10/17 Dean Becker

Tue - Cannteligence seminar on cannabis & intelligence at UH, Jan 12, 4:30 to 6 PM


3:00 minutes (1.38 MB)

01/11/17 Marcelino Benito

Wed - CBS Houston report on Houston DA's decision to stop marijuana arrests


2:59 minutes (1.37 MB)

01/12/17 Steve DeAngelo

Thu - Steven DeAngelo, CEO of Harborside Health Center, author of Cannabis Manifesto


3:00 minutes (1.38 MB)

01/14/17 Steve DeAngelo

Sat - Steven DeAngelo, CEO of Harborside Health Center 2/2


3:00 minutes (1.38 MB)

01/13/17 Adam Eidinger

Fri - Adam Eidenger & effort to smoke out the Trump inauguration


3:00 minutes (1.38 MB)

01/15/17 Mike Hilliard

Sun - Mike Hilliard, retired Baltimore Police Major


3:00 minutes (1.38 MB)

01/13/17 Phil Smith

Phil Smith of Alternet, Drug War Chronicle re Trump, Appts., drug war + Dr. Robert Melamede re hypocrisy, failure of drug laws


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)

01/16/17 Allison Parker

Mon - Allison Parker Dir of US Human Rights Watch on nomination of Sessions as new Atty General


3:00 minutes (1.38 MB)

01/17/17 Phil Smith

Tue - Phil Smith of Alternet, Drug War Chronicle re Trump, Appts., drug war 1/3


3:00 minutes (1.37 MB)

01/18/17 Phil Smith

Wed - Phil Smith, drug war reporter 2/3


3:00 minutes (1.38 MB)

01/19/17 Phil Smith

Thu - Phil Smith, drug war reporter 3/3


3:00 minutes (1.38 MB)

01/20/17 Robert Melamede

Fri - Dr. Robert Melamede re hypocrisy, failure of drug laws 1/3


3:00 minutes (1.38 MB)

01/21/17 Robert Melamede

Sat - Dr. Robert Melamede re hypocrisy, failure of drug laws 2/3


3:00 minutes (1.37 MB)

01/22/17 Robert Melamede

Sun - Dr. Robert Melamede re hypocrisy, failure of drug laws 3/3


3:00 minutes (1.38 MB)

01/20/17 Beto O'Rourke

Texas Rep Beto O'Rourke, Texas medical cannabis patients Erica Tucker busted for cannabis & breast feeding in Johnson Co where the DA under investigation for corruption, Makayla Farley & her grandpa Phillip Blanton busted for trying to bring MMJ from California to her hospital bed


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)

01/23/17 Adam Eidinger

Mon - DC residents smoke 8,400 cannabis cigarettes during Twit's speech


3:00 minutes (1.37 MB)

01/24/17 Phillip Blanton

Tue - Philip Blanton busted bring meds, sings song to Grand daughter Makayla at Tex Med Cter


3:00 minutes (1.37 MB)

01/25/17 Phillip Blanton

Wed - Phillip Blanton interviiew, busted for trying to bring MMJ from California granddaughters hospital bed


3:00 minutes (1.38 MB)

01/26/17 Erica Tucker

Thu - Texas medical cannabis patient Erica Tucker busted for cannabis & breast feeding in Johnson Co where the DA is under investigation for corruption


3:00 minutes (1.37 MB)

01/27/17 Beto O'Rourke

Fri - US Congressman Beto O'Rourke re need for grass roots activism to legalize cannabis


3:00 minutes (1.38 MB)

01/28/17 Beto O'Rourke

Sat - US Congressman Beto O'Rourke re need to legalize cannabis 2/2


3:00 minutes (1.38 MB)

01/29/17 Makayla Farley

Sun - Makayla Farley, 20 Yr old with Hodgins at Tex Med Ctr, re her Grandpa's bust bring her cannabis meds


3:00 minutes (1.38 MB)

01/27/17 Paul Armentano

Paul Armentano, Deputy Director of National Organization for Reform of Marijuana Laws + Neill Franklin, Exec Director of LEAP + Houston DA Kim Ogg & report of dispensary robberies in Canada.


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)

01/30/17 Paul Armentano

Mon - Paul Armentano, Deputy Director of National Organization for Reform of Marijuana Laws 1/4


3:00 minutes (1.38 MB)

01/31/17 Paul Armentano

Tue - Paul Armentano of NORML 2/4


3:00 minutes (1.38 MB)

02/01/17 Paul Armentano

Wed - Paul Armentano of NORML 3/4


3:00 minutes (1.38 MB)

02/02/17 Paul Armentano

Thu - Paul Armentano of NORML 4/4


3:00 minutes (1.38 MB)

02/03/17 Neill Franklin

Fri - Neill Franklin, Exec Director of LEAP 1/2


3:00 minutes (1.38 MB)

02/04/17 Neill Franklin

Sat - Neill Franklin, Exec Director of LEAP 2/2


3:00 minutes (1.38 MB)

02/05/17 Dean Becker

Sun - Toronto cannabis dispensary robberies go unreported


3:00 minutes (1.38 MB)

02/03/17 David Bearman

David Bearman M.D., Co-founder of American Academy of Cannabinoid medicine, author of new book: Drugs Are Not The Devils Tools - How Discrimination and Greed Created a Dysfunctional Drug Policy and How It Can be Fixed


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)

02/06/17 David Bearman

Mon - David Bearman M.D., Co-founder of American Academy of Cannabinoid medicine, author of new book: Drugs Are Not The Devils Tools


3:00 minutes (1.38 MB)

02/07/16 David Bearman

Tue - David Bearman M.D., Co-founder of American Academy of Cannabinoid medicine


3:00 minutes (1.38 MB)

02/08/17 David Bearman

Wed - David Bearman M.D., author: Drugs Are Not The Devils Tools


3:00 minutes (1.38 MB)

02/09/17 David Bearman

Thu - David Bearman M.D., author: Drugs Are Not The Devils Tools


3:00 minutes (1.38 MB)

02/10/17 David Bearman

Fri - David Bearman M.D., author: Drugs Are Not The Devils Tools


3:00 minutes (1.38 MB)

02/11/17 David Bearman

Sat - David Bearman M.D., Co-founder of American Academy of Cannabinoid medicine


3:00 minutes (1.38 MB)

02/12/17 David Bearman

Sun - David Bearman M.D., Co-founder of American Academy of Cannabinoid medicine, author of new book: Drugs Are Not The Devils Tools


3:00 minutes (1.38 MB)

02/10/17 Joe Moody

Texans For Responsible Marijuana Policy visits Texas Legislature, with Tx Rep Joe Moody, Heather Fazio of MPP, Chase Bradstreet, Charles Henley, Anthony Gonzalez, Suzy Wills, Phillip Blanton & Houston Press reporter Meagan Flynn re bail reform


29:00 minutes (19.92 MB)

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)

02/13/17 Heather Fazio

Mon - Heather Fazio leads 350 activists to Austin seeking change to cannabis laws


3:00 minutes (1.37 MB)

02/14/17 Joe Moody

Tue - State Rep Joe Moody seeks to decriminalize marijuana in Texas


3:00 minutes (1.38 MB)

02/15/17 Kim Ogg

Wed - Houston/Harris Co. District Attorney Kim Ogg speaks at Antioch church


3:00 minutes (1.38 MB)

02/16/17 Meagan Flynn

Thu - Meagan Flynn, Houston Press reporter re bail bond situation


2:54 minutes (1.33 MB)

02/17/17 Phillip Blanton

Fri - Phillip Blanton, the grandpa busted bringing cannabis meds to Texas Med Ctr is back in California


3:00 minutes (1.38 MB)

02/18/17 Charles Henley

Sat - Charles Henley, a diabetic visits Austin seeking legal cannabis meds


3:00 minutes (1.38 MB)

02/19/17 Ashley Brien

Sun - Ashley Brien, DTN's new Intern Reporter on student rights in the drug war


3:00 minutes (1.38 MB)

02/17/17 Kim Ogg

Kim Ogg, DA of Houston re Misdemeanor Marijuana Diversion Program stopping 12,000 arrests per year w/ Sylvester Turner Mayor of Houston, Art Acevedo Houston Police Chief, Ed Gonzalez Sheriff of Houston & Texas Rep Joe Moody re decrim bill


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.


29:00 minutes (13.28 MB)

02/20/17 Kim Ogg

Mon - Kim Ogg, DA of Houston interview re her new Misdemeanor Marijuana Diversion Program


3:00 minutes (1.38 MB)

02/21/17 Art Acevedo

Tue - Houston Police Chief Acevedo & Sheriff Gonzalez support not arresting for under 4 ounces of cannabis.


3:00 minutes (1.38 MB)

02/22/17 Joe Moody

Wed - Texas Rep Joe Moody's bill would decrim one ounce of cannabis


3:00 minutes (1.38 MB)

02/23/17 Sylvester Turner

Thu - Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner supports ending arrests of cannabis users


3:00 minutes (1.38 MB)

02/24/17 Dale Gieringer

Fri - Dale Gieringer of Calif NORML


3:00 minutes (1.38 MB)

02/25/17 Shaun McCalister

Sat - Shaun McAlister goes to Austin to change cannabis laws


3:00 minutes (1.38 MB)

02/26/17 David Bass

Sun - David Bass of Texas Veterans for Cannabis


3:00 minutes (1.38 MB)

02/24/17 Mary Lynn Mathre

Nurse Mary Lynn Mathre re cannabis medicine, forthcoming conference in Berkeley Ca + Jag Davies of DPA re Psychedelics Help Reduce Opioid Addiction & Marc Emery reports on cannabis bust in Canada


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)

02/27/17 Dean Becker

Mon - Cleveland Veteran uses cannabis, denied electric wheelchair


3:00 minutes (1.38 MB)

02/28/17 Mary Lynn Mathre

Tue - Nurse Mary Lynn Mathre re cannabis medicine, forthcoming conference in Berkeley Ca


3:00 minutes (1.38 MB)

03/01/17 Donald Trump

Wed - Trump is from another world


2:59 minutes (1.37 MB)

03/02/17 Marc Emery

Thu - Marc Emery, Canada's Prince of Pot reports on cannabis dispensary bust


3:00 minutes (1.38 MB)

03/03/17 Jag Davies

Fri - Jag Davies of Drug Policy Alliance re use of psychedelics to treat opiod addiction


3:00 minutes (1.38 MB)

03/04/17 Ashley Brien

Sat - Ashley Brien, DTN reporter, re college discrimination to NORML


3:00 minutes (1.38 MB)

03/05/17 Mary Lynn Mathre

Sun - Nurse Mary Lynn Mathre re Reefer Madness


3:00 minutes (1.38 MB)

03/03/17 Alexandra Chasin

Alexandra Chasin author of "Assassin of Youth - A Kaleidoscopic History of Harry J. Anslinger's War on Drugs" + Dr. Jokubas Ziburkus re Cannabis Seminar at UH on Thur Mar 9


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)

03/06/17 Alexandra Chasin

Mon - Alexandra Chasin author of "Assassin of Youth - A Kaleidoscopic History of Harry J. Anslinger's War on Drugs"


3:00 minutes (1.38 MB)

03/07/17 Alexandra Chasin

Tue - Alexandra Chasin author of "Assassin of Youth" 2/4


3:00 minutes (1.37 MB)

03/08/17 Jokubas Ziburkus

Wed - Dr. Jokubas Ziburkus re Cannabis Seminar at UH on Thur Mar 9


3:00 minutes (1.37 MB)

03/09/17 Alexandra Chasin

Thu - Alexandra Chasin author of "Assassin of Youth" 3/4


3:00 minutes (1.38 MB)

03/10/17 Larry Campbell

Fri - Canadian Senator Larry Campbell on opiod crisis, failure of drug war 1/2


3:00 minutes (1.37 MB)

03/11/17 Larry Campbell

Sat - Canadian Senator Larry Campbell on opiod crisis, failure of drug war 2/2


3:00 minutes (1.38 MB)

03/12/17 Alexandra Chasin

Sun - Alexandra Chasin author of "Assassin of Youth" 4/4


3:00 minutes (1.38 MB)

03/10/17 Ethan Nadelmann

Ethan Nadelmann, Exec Dir of Drug Policy Alliance soon to retire + Canadian Senator Larry Campbell re opiod crisis, failure of drug war


29:00 minutes (13.28 MB)

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)

03/13/17 Marc Emery

Mon - Marc and Jodie Emery, the Prince and Princess of Pot busted in Canada 1/3


3:00 minutes (1.38 MB)

03/14/17 Jodie Emery

Tue - Marc and Jodie Emery, the Prince and Princess of Pot busted in Canada 2/3


3:00 minutes (1.38 MB)

03/15/17 Jodie Emery

Wed - Marc and Jodie Emery, the Prince and Princess of Pot busted in Canada 1/3


3:00 minutes (1.38 MB)

03/16/17 Ethan Nadelmann

Thu - Ethan Nadelmann, Exec Dir of Drug Policy Alliance 1/2


2:59 minutes (1.37 MB)

03/17/17 Ethan Nadelmann

Fri - Ethan Nadelmann, Exec Dir of Drug Policy Alliance 2/2


3:00 minutes (1.37 MB)

03/18/17 Katherine Neill

Sat - DTN Intern Ashley Brien interviews Dr. Katherine Neill of the James A Baker III Institute 1/2


3:00 minutes (1.38 MB)

03/19/17 Ashley Brien

Sun - DTN Intern Ashley Brien interviews Dr. Katherine Neill of the James A Baker III Institute 2/2


3:00 minutes (1.38 MB)

03/17/17 Neill Franklin

Major Neill Franklin Dir of LEAP touring Texas, Rep Joe Moody seeks marijuana law change + dozens speak in support, Atty Randall Kallinen re wacko Waco shootout lawsuit, Jodie Emery re major shakedown in Canada, WSB report of Georgia legislators standing tall for drug law reform


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.


29:00 minutes (13.28 MB)

03/20/17 Neill Franklin

Mon: Major Neill Franklin Dir of LEAP touring Texas 1/2


3:00 minutes (1.38 MB)

03/21/17 Joe Moody

Tue: Texas Rep Joe Moody seeks marijuana law change


3:00 minutes (1.38 MB)

03/22/17 Ashley Brien

Wed - DTN Intern Ashley Brien report


2:59 minutes (1.37 MB)

03/23/17 Neill Franklin

Thu - Major Neill Franklin Dir of LEAP touring Texas 2/2


3:00 minutes (1.38 MB)

03/24/17 William Martin

Fri - Prof William Martin of James Baker Institute speaks to Tex legislators on need to change cannabis laws


3:00 minutes (1.37 MB)

03/25/17 Randall Kallinen

Sat - Atty Randall Kallinen re wacko Waco shootout lawsuit 1/2


3:00 minutes (1.38 MB)

03/26/17 Randall Kallinen

Sun - Atty Randall Kallinen re wacko Waco shootout lawsuit 2/2


2:59 minutes (1.37 MB)

03/24/17 Glen Olives

Glen Olives Thompson, Mexican author & professor, DTN Intern Ashley Brien, Jason Thomas of Avalon Realty in Colo, Ashley Clemmer of Rothko Chapel re forthcoming seminar on Criminal Justice


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)

03/27/17 Glen Olives

Mon: Glen Olives Thompson, professor, author Gearing Up For the New Drug War in Mexico News Daily


3:00 minutes (1.38 MB)

03/28/17 Glen Olives

Tue - Glen Olives Thompson 2/3


3:00 minutes (1.38 MB)

03/29/17 Ashley Clemmer

Wed: Ashley Clemmer of Rothko Chapel re seminar on Criminal Justice which starts tomorrow thru Saturday


3:00 minutes (1.38 MB)

03/30/17 Dean Becker

Thu - FOX in Lubbock Tex story on deaths from synthetic and high grade marijuana


3:00 minutes (1.38 MB)

03/31/17 Glen Olives

Fri - Glen Olives Thompson, professor, author 3/3


3:00 minutes (1.38 MB)

04/01/17 Ashley Brien

Sat - DTN Intern Reporter Ashley Brien


3:00 minutes (1.38 MB)

04/02/17 Jason Thomas

Sun - Jason Thomas of Avalon Realty in Colo re Cannabis realty/permits


3:00 minutes (1.38 MB)

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