Cultural Baggage


Cultural Baggage is DTN's longest running broadcast program with 18 years as of October 2019. We are proud to have more than three dozen affiliate stations in the US and Canada broadcasting our 29 minutes of unvarnished truth about the failure and futility of this eternal prohibition of drugs. Produced by former cop Dean Becker at KPFT, Houston, one of the 5 Pacifica "sister" stations.





11/07/07 - Bruce Mirken

Bruce Mirken, Marijuana Policy Project, Debate: DEA's Dr. David Murray & Dr. Ethan Nadelmann of Drug Policy Alliance + Ron & Nancy Reagan

Guest(s): Bruce Mirken
Organization(s): Marijuana Policy Project (MPP)

Link(s): MPP, DPA

10/31/07 - Eric Sterling

Eric Sterling of Criminal Justice Policy Foundation, Dr. Rick Doblin of MAPS and Drug War Facts

Guest(s): Eric Sterling
Organization(s): Criminal Justice Policy Foundation


10/24/07 - Marc Emery

Marc Emery, publisher Cannabis Culture Magazine,& star of new movie: Prince of Pot - US vs. Marc Emery

Guest(s): Marc Emery
Organization(s): Cannabis Culture Magazine


10/17/07 - Mitch Earleywine

Medical Marijuana Dispensary Busts: Dr. Mitch Earleywine, Judge James P. Gray, Rick Steves, Doug McVay, Rob Kampia, Rebecca Saltzman, Ethan Nadelmann, James Anthony, Cliff Shaffer, Phil Smith & Poppygate

Guest(s): Mitch Earleywine
Organization(s): Marijuana Policy Project (MPP)


10/10/07 - Mike Smithson

Celebrating 6 Years of Drug Truth, Mike Smithson LEAP, Kevin Zeese, Bruce Mirken + Canada's PM, Marc Emery, Poppygate & more!

Guest(s): Mike Smithson
Organization(s): Law Enforcement Against Prohibition (LEAP)


10/03/07 - Joel Hochman

Dr. Joel Hochman, Director, National Foundation for Treatment of Pain, plus Poppygate

Guest(s): Joel Hochman
Organization(s): National Foundation for Treatment of Pain


09/28/07 - Sanho Tree

Sanho Tree on the situation in Colombia, plus Poppygate and Bruce Mirken of the Marijuana Policy Project

Guest(s): Sanho Tree
Organization(s): Institute for Policy Studies


09/21/07 - Tony Papa

Tony Papa of Drug Policy Alliance + Barry Hargrove, Deborah Vagins & Dr. Ken Collins + Official Govt. Truth

Guest(s): Tony Papa
Organization(s): Drug Policy Alliance


09/14/07 - Stanton Peele

Dr. Stanton Peele author "Addiction-Proof Your Child" + Drug War Facts

Guest(s): Stanton Peele
Download: Audio icon COL_091407.mp3


09/07/07 - Neal Peirce

Washington Post Writer Neal Peirce + Drug War Facts, Poppygate & Hempfest heroes

Guest(s): Neal Peirce
Organization(s): Washington Post
Download: Audio icon COL_090707.mp3