Drugs

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The Next Big Thing

Airs at: Wed, 03/06/2024 at 12:00am - 12:30am
Produced for Century Of Lies
This week on Century of Lies: The Next Big Thing. Nitazenes are a class of synthetic opioids, some of which are stronger than fentanyl, which are starting to show up in the unregulated drug markets in the US and the EU. On February 22, Ireland’s Health Service Executive hel... Read more

One In Five

Airs at: Mon, 03/04/2024 at 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Prison Pipeline
On this edition of Prison Pipeline: One In Five. On February 8, The Sentencing Project, Berkeley School of Theology, and the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation co-hosted a webinar entitled One in Five: Ending Mass Incarceration and its Racial Disparities, which examined ... Read more

Two Steps Back

Airs at: Wed, 02/28/2024 at 12:00am - 12:30am
Produced for Century Of Lies
This week on Century of Lies: Two Steps Back. The state of Oregon’s groundbreaking Measure 110, a ballot initiative overwhelmingly approved by voters in 2020 that decriminalized small-scale simple possession of some drugs and provided funding for vital services, is on the ... Read more

Effective, Practical, and Sustainable Harm Reduction

Airs at: Wed, 02/21/2024 at 12:00am - 12:30am
Produced for Century Of Lies
This week on Century of Lies: Effective, Practical, and Sustainable Harm Reduction. A planning committee of the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine organized and conducted a two-day virtual public workshop Jan. 30 and 31 entitled “Harm Reduction Servi... Read more

Transgender Substance Abuse and Recovery Stories

Airs at: Tue, 02/20/2024 at 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Transpositive PDX
Please join us for Transpositive on KBOO Community Radio on Tuesday, February 20th as we talk with Gigi, Nicolette, Sheila and Emma about transgender addiction and recovery stories and issues related to substance abuse in gender diverse communities. Transpositive is a biwe... Read more

De Facto or De Jure

Airs at: Wed, 02/21/2024 at 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Free Culture Radio
On this edition of Free Culture Radio: De Facto or De Jure. The drug war is fundamentally unsustainable. We keep throwing more and more money into the effort, made all kinds of minor repairs to the system to try and keep it going like treatment alternatives to incarceration... Read more

Sounds Unsound late Feb

Airs at: Sun, 02/25/2024 at 12:00am - 3:00am
Produced for Sounds Unsound

Human Rights and the World Drug Situation

Airs at: Wed, 02/14/2024 at 12:00am - 12:30am
Produced for Century Of Lies
This week on Century of Lies: Human Rights and the World Drug Situation. The United Nations Human Rights Council on February Fifth held an Intersessional panel discussion on human rights challenges in addressing and countering all aspects of the world drug situation. We hea... Read more

Interview with Street Roots: Are efforts of dismantle Measure 110 premature?

Airs at: Wed, 02/07/2024 at 5:30pm - 6:30pm
Produced for News In Depth, Evening News
  In the first week of Oregon's short legislative session, drug policy, specifically measure 110, is a hot button issue. Measure 110 is Oregon's Drug Decriminalization Measure, which has been controversial. While proponents of changes to the law say that the need to respon... Read more

Research into Oregon drug users shows minimal influence of decriminalization on behaviors

Airs at: Tue, 02/06/2024 at 5:30pm - 6:00pm
Produced for News In Depth, Evening News
  Oregon lawmakers are back in Salem of the next 5 weeks for the short legislative session. Their priorities include housing, homelessness and Measure 110, Oregon's drug decriminalization measure. Lawmakers announced plans to recriminalize the possession of small amounts o... Read more