This week we talk with Dr. Denis Petro about medical cannabis, and with Professor Alfred McCoy about the CIA's history of involvement in drug trafficking.
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Bill Levin pastor of First Church of Cannabis, Dale Shafer re his bust for cannabis, release from prison
This week we're at the Patients Out of Time clinical cannabis conference in West Palm Beach, FL. We talk with California criminal defense attorneys Heather Burke and Zenia Gilg about a landmark case they've been arguing in federal court, and with longtime NORML activist, national legal committee member, and criminal defense attorney Alan Silber.
Mary Jane Borden of Ohio Rights Group, Heather Fazio of Texans for Responsible Marijuana, Keith Saunders of MassCann & 9 year old Alexis Bortell
Part two of our coverage of a recent meeting of the UN General Assembly to prepare for its special session on drugs in 2016 (UNGASS2016), featuring audio from Mr. Alvaro Jos?Ôö¼┬½ de Mendon?Ôö¼Ôòæa e Moura, Permanent Representative of Portugal to the United Nations, and Mr. Milton Romani, National Drug Board Secretary, Uruguay.
Bill Piper of DPA re DEA Admin, Hannah Hetzer of DPA re Plan Colombia, Don E. Wirtshafter re synthetic drugs, DTN host on madness of drug war
This week: coverage of the UN General Assembly meeting to discuss global drug policy, with audio from Jamaican Justice Minister Mark Golding, UN Deputy Secretary General Jan Eliasson, and OAS Secretary General Jose Miguel Insulza.
Ethan Nadelmann of DPA speaks at James Baker Insitute, Willie Nelson, Tribute to Dr. Philip Leveque, Heather Fazio of MPP, Jamaican Justice Minister Mark Golding
*** 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.