Century of Lies


Century of Lies

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05/03/15 Doug McVay

*** This week: we're in Portland, Oregon, for the Global Marijuana March, and we hear from Russ Belville, Lindsay Rinehart, Bettie Retro, Erin Purchase and her daughter brave Mykala, and Kaliko Castille, plus we talk with LEAP's Neill Franklin about Baltimore and the death of Freddie Gray.


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04/26/15 Doug McVay

This week: we talk with Anthony Taylor of Compassionate Oregon about the implementation of that state's adult use marijuana program, and we hear from Yesid Reyes Alvarado, the Colombian delegate to the Commission on Narcotic Drugs.


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04/19/15 Doug McVay

Doug McVay: This week we speak with the Executive Director of Students for Sensible Drug Policy Betty Aldworth.


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04/12/15 Jeff Anderson

Doug McVay Reports: This week: We talk with Jeff Anderson of the United Food and Commercial Workers Union Local 555, and the activist and federal medical marijuana patient Elvy Musikka


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04/05/15 Doug Fine

This week we visit the Oregon Hemp Convention and talk with Doug Fine, author of Hemp Bound and Too High To Fail, and with attorney and activist Rachel Kurtz.


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03/29/15 Doug McVay

This week: Martin Jelsma of the TransNational Institute speaks at the Commission on Narcotic Drugs meeting in Vienna, Austria, we also hear from the Uruguayan delegate, plus a report on the firing of the man who's been setting up Oregon's legal adult use program, Tom Burns.


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03/22/15 Doug McVay

This week our coverage continues of the annual meeting of the UN's Commission on Narcotic Drugs


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03/15/15 Ross Bell

Doug McVay reports: Part one of our coverage of the UN's Commission on Narcotic Drugs meeting in Vienna, Austria, with the International Drug Policy Consortium's Mike Trace and New Zealand Drug Foundation's Ross Bell.


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03/08/15 Rick Steves

Doug McVay reports: a lawsuit has been filed by some Colorado county sheriffs seeking to overturn that state's legal marijuana program, we listen to part of a speech from travel writer Rick Steves.


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03/01/15 Doug McVay

Doug McVay Reports: DC legalizes marijuana, and the state of Oregon looks at banking for the marijuana industry


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02/22/15 Doug McVay

Doug McVay reports: New legislation introduced in Congress to legalize marijuana, and a House subcommittee looks at federal forfeiture policy.


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02/15/15 Doug McVay

Doug McVay's conversation with Kathleen Kane-Willis, director of the Illinois Consortium on Drug Policy


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02/08/15 Doug McVay

Doug McVay Reports: We hear acting drug czar Michael Botticelli and the State Department's William Brownfield discuss drug policy, plus we talk with Sanho Tree of the Institute for Policy Studies.


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02/01/15 Doug McVay

Doug McVay Reports: This week we look at the confirmation hearing of Loretta Lynch to be the next attorney general of the United States.


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01/25/15 Doug McVay

Doug McVay Reports: The Justice Department makes minor changes to federal forfeiture policy, and Washington state legislators discuss how to combine their legal medical and adult use marijuana programs.


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01/18/15 Doug McVay

Doug McVay: New data from the CDC on drug overdose deaths, and a conversation with UConn SSDP chapter president Tyler Williams.


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01/11/15 Doug McVay

Doug McVay: New CDC data on alcohol overdose death rates, plus we look at the new chair of the Senate Judiciary Committee, Charles Grassley.


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Doug McVay 01/04/15

Doug McVay reports: National Drug Facts Week is Jan 26-Feb 1, plus we hear about drug policy reforms in Uruguay and New Zealand.


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12/28/14 Doug McVay

Doug McVay takes a look back at 2014: This week: We look back at the Global Commission on Drug Policy's report Taking Control: Pathways for Drug Policies that Work


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12/21/14 Doug McVay

Doug McVay Reports: Botticelli and Lynch nominations are returned to the president, new data from the Monitoring The Future Survey shows teen use rates dropping, and an interview with Steph Sherer of Americans for Safe Access.


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12/14/14 Doug McVay

Senator Cory Booker, Representative Luis Gutierrez, and Representative Keith Ellison testify before a Senate Judiciary subcommittee on civil rights and the US criminal justice system.


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12/07/14 Michael Botticelli

Doug McVay reports: This week: We look at the man who would be czar, Michael Botticelli.


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11/30/14 Doug McVay

Legislation is being introduced to allow VA doctors to recommend medical cannabis to their patients, so to find out more we talk with Michael Krawitz of Veterans for Medical Cannabis Access.


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11/23/14 Michael Botticelli

Doug McVay reports: Acting Drug Czar Michael Botticelli goes before the Senate Judiciary Committee to be confirmed as director of ONDCP, and Representative Earl Blumenauer speaks on the House floor about marijuana legalization.


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11/16/14 Doug McVay

Doug McVay reports: The FBI releases its annual Uniform Crime Report, and we talk with Steve Rolles from the UK's Transform Drugs Policy Foundation about the recent US election and the upcoming UN General Assembly Special Session on Drugs in 2016.


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11/09/14 Doug McVay

Doug McVay Reports: Following this weeks election, we talk with Sanho Tree of the Institute of Policy Studies and journalist Kristen Gwynne.


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11/02/14 Doug McVay

Doug McVay Reports: New research finds more than 39 million American adults suffer persistent pain, and Mark Kleiman talks about legal marijuana.


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10/26/14 Doug McVay

Doug McVay reports: This week: We hear from experts on the international implications of US moves to legalize marijuana, and a short follow-up on the story of Eric Sinacori, the UMass-Amherst student who was entrapped by campus police and forced to become a snitch.


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10/19/14 Doug McVay

We hear portions of the UN's Third Committee meeting on transnational crime and international drug control.


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10/12/14 Doug McVay

Doug McVay: The CDC releases data on alcohol involvement on so-called opioid and other drug overdoses, we hear from ONDCP Acting Director Michael Botticelli and SAMHSA Administrator Pam Hyde on Recovery, and college debaters this season are discussing an end to prohibition.


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