Cliff Schaffer established the world's largest online library of research into the drug laws at http://www.druglibrary.org. He has been a teacher, mentor to hundreds of drug reform advocates over the decades.
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This week on Century of Lies: The Global Overdose Crisis. The Seventy-Sixth World Health Assembly was held recently in Geneva, Switzerland.
Stephen Downing was Deputry Police Chief of Los Angeles.
This week on Century of Lies: Harm Reduction On The Agenda In Maine. LD 1364, An Act to Prevent Opioid Overdose Deaths by Establishing Safe Consumption Sites, is making its way through the Maine legislature.
Tris Tristone is a reporter at KPOV in Bend Oregon. He works for High Desert Pure making and selling THC and CBD products.
This week on Century of Lies: Drug Workers and Decolonization. Host Doug McVay is joined in conversation with Hilary Agro, an anthropology PhD student at the University of British Columbia and a researcher whose studies include drug policy, activism, and the harms of prohibition. Her op-ed "In Defense of Drug Dealers’ Humanity" appeared in the Toronto Globe & Mail on April 22, 2023.
This week on Century of Lies: Safer Opioid Supply. The final evaluation report on the Safer Opioid Supply Program at Parkdale Queen West Community Health Centre in Toronto, Ontario, has just been released.
President Ruth Dreifuss is our guest. She was President of Switzerland and a founding member of the Global Commission on Drug Policy. Dr. Dreifuss is a Swiss politician affiliated with the Social Democratic Party.
Det. Nick Morrow (Fmr.) Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department, California Seal Beach, CA
This week on Century of Lies: Saving Lives in Rhode Island. The state of Rhode Island is about to open the first state-authorized legal overdose prevention sites in the United States, so to hear more about this historic effort, on this edition of Century we’re joined by Colleen Daley Ndoye, Executive Director of Project Weber/RENEW. Learn more about Project Weber/RENEW at WeberRenew.ORG.