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Century Of Lies is a weekly 30-minute program that is focused on drug policy reform and the war on drugs. The show explores criminal justice, public health, and international policy as well as US policies 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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Harm Reduction in MA

Airs at: Wed, 11/13/2019 at 12:00am - 12:30am
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The Massachusetts Legislature's Joint Committee on Mental Health, Substance Use and Recovery held a hearing recently on harm reduction sites and supervised consumption facilities, so on this edition of Century of Lies we hear from MA State Sen. Cindy Friedman, Fenway Health... Read more

Locked In Part Two

Airs at: Wed, 11/06/2019 at 12:00am - 12:30am
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This week on Century of Lies, part two of our conversation with John Pfaff, JD, PhD. Dr. Pfaff is a professor of law at Fordham Law School and the author of Locked In: The True Causes of Mass Incarceration and How to Achieve Real Reform. Read more

Locked In

Airs at: Wed, 10/30/2019 at 12:00am - 12:30am
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This week on Century of Lies, part one of our conversation with John Pfaff, JD, PhD. Dr. Pfaff is a professor of law at Fordham Law School and the author of Locked In: The True Causes of Mass Incarceration and How to Achieve Real Reform. Read more

Growth of Amphetamine-Type Stimulants and New Psychoactive Substances

Airs at: Wed, 10/23/2019 at 12:00am - 12:30am
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This week on Century of Lies we hear about the growing concern over new psychoactive substances and amphetamine-type stimulants with audio from Martin Raithelhuber, PhD, and Gilberto Gerra, MD, both from the UN Office on Drugs and Crime. Read more

Lab Testing in the Regulated Cannabis Market

Airs at: Wed, 10/16/2019 at 12:00am - 12:30am
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This week on Century of Lies we speak with data scientist and consultant Jim MacRae, PhD, about lab testing and the legally regulated cannabis market. Read more

Harm Reduction Scores A Win

Airs at: Wed, 10/09/2019 at 12:00am - 12:30am
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A federal judge has rejected the Justice Department's attempt to stop Philadelphia nonprofit Safehouse from setting up a supervised consumption facility. On this week's Century we hear from Liz Evans, one of the founders of North America's first supervised consumption site,... Read more

Ending Police Brutality and Reforming Police Practices

Airs at: Wed, 10/02/2019 at 12:00am - 12:30am
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This week on Century we look at reforming police practices and efforts to get a handle on police brutality. The US House Judiciary Committee recently held an oversight hearing on police practices. We'll hear audio from Committee Chair Rep. Jerrold Naddler, Gwen Carr, Ron Da... Read more

Vaping In Congress, Cannabis At The UN

Airs at: Wed, 09/25/2019 at 12:00am - 12:30am
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This week on Century: a House subcommittee looks at e-cigarettes and the outbreak of lung disease that may be related to vaping, and the UN's Commission on Narcotic Drugs looks at rescheduling cannabis and cannabis products. Read more

The Real Question About Vaping

Airs at: Wed, 09/18/2019 at 12:00am - 12:30am
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This week on Century of Lies we look at vaping and ask the most important question of all: what's really in that stuff you're putting in your lungs? Read more

Conversation With Journalist Jimi Devine

Airs at: Wed, 09/11/2019 at 12:00am - 12:30am
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This week on Century, a conversation with journalist and cannabis connoisseur Jimi Devine, senior staff writer for Cannabis Now and a contributing writer for the LA Weekly. Read more