Century Of Lies

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Century Of Lies is a weekly half-hour show focused on drug policy reform and the failed war on drugs. The show explores public health, criminal justice, social justice, and other policies related to drugs in the US and abroad, and includes news reports, commentary, interviews, and other recorded segments. Century of Lies is a production of the Drug Truth Network and is syndicated via the Pacifica Foundation Radio Network.

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Saving Lives One Test Strip At A Time

Airs at: Wed, 09/21/2022 at 12:00am - 12:30am
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This week on Century of Lies: Saving Lives One Test Strip At A Time – a conversation with Alison Heller and Dean Shold, co-founders of FentCheck. FentCheck is a nonprofit that works to make fentanyl test strips available to people who need them and to educate the public on ... Read more

Debunking Myths About Meth

Airs at: Wed, 09/14/2022 at 12:00am - 12:30am
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This week on Century of Lies: Debunking Myths About Meth - Part one of my interview with Claire Zagorski, a harm reduction activist, paramedic, graduate research assistant in translational science at the University of Texas College of Pharmacy, and adjunct faculty at the Ph... Read more

Undoing Drugs pt 2

Airs at: Wed, 09/07/2022 at 12:00am - 12:30am
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This week on Century of Lies: Undoing Drugs Pt 2 - A conversation with award-winning journalist and best-selling author Maia Szalavitz whose most recent book Undoing Drugs: The Untold Story of Harm Reduction and the Future of Addiction has just been released in paperback. P... Read more

Undoing Drugs pt 1

Airs at: Wed, 08/31/2022 at 12:00am - 12:30am
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This week on Century of Lies: Undoing Drugs Pt 1 - A conversation with award-winning journalist and best-selling author Maia Szalavitz whose most recent book Undoing Drugs: The Untold Story of Harm Reduction and the Future of Addiction has just been released in paperback. Read more

Cost Barriers and Naloxone Availability

Airs at: Wed, 08/24/2022 at 12:00am - 12:30am
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This week on Century of Lies: Cost barriers and naloxone availability – a conversation with Evan Peet, PhD, an economist at the RAND Corporation, a professor at Pardee RAND Graduate School, and one of the co-authors of an article published August 19 in JAMA Health Forum ent... Read more

International Overdose Awareness Day is Aug 31 #EndOverdose

Airs at: Wed, 08/17/2022 at 12:00am - 12:30am
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This week on Century of Lies: International Overdose Awareness Day is August 31. We talk with Haven Wheelock, Drug Users Health Services Program Supervisor at Outside In in Portland, Oregon. Plus, we hear from Professor Leo Beletsky with Northeastern University School of La... Read more

Fighting Hep C with Safer Supply and Safer Consumption

Airs at: Wed, 08/10/2022 at 12:00am - 12:30am
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This week on Century of Lies: California Senate Bill 57, sponsored by Sen. Scott Wiener, legislation that would allow some jurisdictions to authorize the establishment of supervised consumption sites, goes to the desk of Governor Gavin Newsom; the Senate Judiciary Committee... Read more

Decriminalization and Human Rights

Airs at: Wed, 07/27/2022 at 12:00am - 12:30am
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This week on Century of Lies: Decriminalization and human rights. Brendan Minish, board member of Crain, an Irish organization that aims to combat misinformation around cannabis and advocates for drug law reform, harm reduction, and drug education, and Doctor Nuno Capaz, di... Read more

Marcos, Duterte, the ICC, and the Philippine Drug War

Airs at: Wed, 07/20/2022 at 12:00am - 12:30am
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This week on Century of Lies: Marcos, Duterte, the ICC, and the Philippine Drug War. We hear from Justine Balane, human rights activist in the Philippines; Ruben Carranza, International Center for Transitional Justice; human rights activist and former Italian Senator Marco ... Read more

Aligning Drug Policies With Human Rights

Airs at: Wed, 07/13/2022 at 12:00am - 12:30am
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This week on Century of Lies: Aligning drug policies with human rights. We hear from Elina Steinerte, Member of the UN Working Group on Arbitrary Detention; Judy Chang, Executive Director of the International Network of People Who Use Drugs and Melissa Upreti, Chairperson o... Read more