Texas Senator Jose Menendez submits medical cannabis bill, Anon Texas mother of 2 year old describes powerful benefit of cannabis + Nishi Whiteley author of Chronic Relief - A Guide to Cannabis for the Terminally and Chronically Ill
Clay Conrad a Houston attorney discusses drug policy at national, state and local levels, Jodie Emery of Cannabis Culture on Canadian cannabis policy + Phil Smith of Stop the Drug War & Alternet re US cannabis laws
Century of Lies for December 15 2013, guest host Doug McVay, editor of Drug War Facts. This week's show features audio from the White House's drug policy conference, banking reforms for the US marijuana industry, and marijuana legalization news from Uruguay.
Jamie Fellner of Human Rights Watch re forced plea bargains, Tony Poppa of DPA re his 15 to life, Prison phone company ripoff, CBS Denver Rpt on massive electricy used in growing, light salesman offers saving, big pot party in Seattle, TV's "the Doctors" for med cannabis
Doug McVay reports: Medical marijuana facilities raided in Denver and Boulder, CO.
Discussion about marijuana reform from DPA Reform conference in CO last month featuring Graham Boyd, Rob Kampia, Neill Franklin, and others. Drug testing report released by Quest Diagnostics. New National Drug Treat Assessment from DEA
DPA Panel: Language of Reform to Faith Leaders - Craig DeRoche of Justice Fellowship, Dr. William Martin of James Baker Religion & Public Policy, Dr. George Walters of Church and Prison Ministry & Rev Alvin Herring of Lifeline to Healing
Henry Lee, San Francisco Chronicle reporter on dangers of hash oil labs, Dr. Philip Leveque 90 Yr old pot doc writes pot column for Salem-News.com, Cheryl Shuman on Ohio TV, Mary Jane Borden of OhioRightsGroup.org seeking MJ on the ballot
Griffin Lutz, former Travis Co Deputy now works at cannabis dispensary in Colo, report from Seattle cannabis market, Sunrise Fla cops sell cocaine for profit, cops says stop to stop and frisk, 7 yr old benefits from med marijuana, Robin Williams re marijuana
Elizabeth Patty Lugo looks back 5 years since law enforcement sent Rachael Hoffman to inform for them and got her killed, Michael Douglas speaks to the drug war, CBS report on chronic pain, NY Times: Dr. Carl Hart, Doug McVay re Canada leading the way re heroin treatment
Steven Downing, Deputy Police Chief of Los Angels (ret), board member of Law Enforcement Against Prohibition appeals to working Sheriffs, Police Chiefs and administrators to examine drug war policy in "Open Democracy"
Doug McVay reports from Seattle Hempfest: Ben Livingston a reporter for "The Stranger", Jeff Steinborn NORML legal Atty, Adam Eidenger of Dr. Bronner Hemp Soap, Ed Forchien the NJ Weedman, comedian Ngaio Bealum, Mickey Marten author & Steve DeAngelo Dir of Harborside
Doug McVay report from Hempfest with Vivian McPeak and Kari Boiter, Eric Holder, Roger Christie religious cannabis, Doctor says "a bud a day", Presumed Guilty, Canada bans growing weed, Rabbi Kahn opens dispensary in DC, Okla lifer for 3 Oz of meth, LEAP goes everywhere
DEA/NSA Editorial, Dr. Sanjay Gupta, DEA/NSA Editorial #2, US Atty General Eric Holder, Minister in Chile fights for medical marijuana, Rev Carl Olsen & Share Christie re sacramental cannabis, 2 year old's parents smoked weed and Texas gives child to foster mother who murders the child
Vicente Fox, former Pres of Mexico blasts drug war, FOX report on Tex Republicans seek end to drug war, Texas judge blasts drug war, Doug McVay report on prisons, DEA MJ bust in Wash state, DTN Editorial