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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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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

Harm Reduction for People Who Use Stimulants

Airs at: Wed, 09/04/2019 at 12:00am - 12:30am
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This week on Century of Lies, a discussion about harm reduction for people who use stimulants featuring Mike Discepola, San Francisco Aids Foundation; Liz Evans, New York Harm Reduction Educators; Issac Jackson, Urban Survivor’s Union; Shilo Hassan Jama, The People’s Harm R... Read more

The State of New York Looks At Supervised Consumption Sites

Airs at: Wed, 08/28/2019 at 12:00am - 12:30am
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This week on Century of Lies we hear portions of hearing and roundtable discussion held by the New York State Senate Joint Senate Task Force on Opioids, Addiction and Overdose Prevention on August 9 in The Bronx. Speakers include Jasmine Budnella, Drug Policy Coordinator wi... Read more

Colombian Peace Process

Airs at: Wed, 08/21/2019 at 12:00am - 12:30am
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This week on Century of Lies, part two of our conversation with Sanho Tree, Director of the Drug Policy Project at the Institute for Policy Studies, plus a report on the Colombian peace process. Read more

Conversation with Sanho Tree, pt. 1

Airs at: Wed, 08/14/2019 at 12:00am - 12:30am
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This week on Century of Lies, part one of our conversation with Sanho Tree, Director of the Drug Policy Project at the Institute for Policy Studies. Sanho talks with Doug about the presidential race, the rise of the authoritarian right, the drug war in the Philippines, and ... Read more

Tragedy In Kansas

Airs at: Wed, 07/31/2019 at 12:00am - 12:30am
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This week we speak with Jennifer Hess, a Kansas medical cannabis patient, wife and mother whose husband died in police custody. Plus, Jessyln McCurdy from the ACLU, Patrice Onwuka from the Independent Women's Forum, and Aleks Kajstura from the Prison Policy Initiative speak... Read more

Colombia Peace Process

Airs at: Wed, 07/24/2019 at 12:00am - 12:30am
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This week on Century of Lies we get a briefing on the Colombia Peace Process from Mariela Kohon, Senior International Officer with the Trades Union Congress, and Kevin Callinan, Senior General Secretary of the labor union Forsa. Read more

Law Enforcement Support For Harm Reduction

Airs at: Wed, 07/17/2019 at 12:00am - 12:30am
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The Scottish Affairs Committee of the UK House of Commons held a hearing on drug policy recently and heard from high-ranking active-duty police officers about the need for harm reduction, including supervised consumption facilities, and decriminalization of simple possessio... Read more

World Drug Report

Airs at: Wed, 07/10/2019 at 12:00am - 12:30am
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This week on Century: Heather Haase with the New York NGO Committee, Jamie Bridge with the Vienna NGO Committee, Benjamin Phillips with the Harm Reduction Coalition, and representatives from UN AIDS, InterPol, and UNODC discuss the global drug situation and UNODC's newly-re... Read more