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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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Public Health in the States

Airs at: Wed, 01/15/2020 at 12:00am - 12:30am
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The Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations of the House Committee on Energy and Commerce held a hearing January 14 entitled “A Public Health Emergency: State Efforts to Curb the Opioid Crisis.” On this edition of Century of Lies we hear from: Jennifer Smith, Secretary... Read more

Criminal Justice Reform Moves Forward In NY

Airs at: Wed, 01/08/2020 at 12:00am - 12:30am
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Criminal justice reform and social justice are moving forward in New York state. The state of New York's Joint Senate Task Force on Opioids, Addiction, and Overdose Prevention has been holding a series of hearings around the state to hear from stakeholders on strategies fo... Read more

Cultural Evolution, Political Revolution

Airs at: Wed, 01/01/2020 at 12:00am - 12:30am
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This week on Century of Lies we speak with Hawaii ophthalmologist and medical cannabis advocate Dr. Clifton Otto, plus an April 2016 interview with journalist and drug policy reformer Phil Smith. Read more

Just Say Know

Airs at: Wed, 12/25/2019 at 12:00am - 12:30am
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On this installment of Century of Lies, we hear from Kees De Joncheere, President of the International Narcotics Control Board, plus Just Say Know parts one through four by DrugReporter and the Rights Reporter Foundation. Read more

New Psychoactive Substances at the UN

Airs at: Wed, 12/18/2019 at 12:00am - 12:30am
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This week on Century of Lies, UNODC's Justice Tettey, PhD, talks about new psychoactive substances and we bid farewell to UNODC's outgoing executive director Yuri Fedotov. Read more

Coca Culture

Airs at: Wed, 12/11/2019 at 12:00am - 12:30am
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On this installment of Century we hear from Pedro Arenas Garcia with the Colombian NGO Corporación Viso Mutop-Observatorio de cultivos y cultivadores; plus an interview from 2012 with activist and journalist Kevin Zeese and the late activist, documentary filmmaker, and writ... Read more

New Psychoactive Substances

Airs at: Wed, 12/04/2019 at 12:00am - 12:30am
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By the end of 2018, the European Center on Drugs and Drug Addiction was monitoring 731 new psychoactive substances. This week on Century, UNODC's Gilberto Gerra, MD, discusses new psychoactive substances, plus we hear from EMCDDA Director Alexis Goosdeel about the release o... Read more

Happy Danksgiving! A Conversation With Ngaio Bealum

Airs at: Wed, 11/27/2019 at 12:00am - 12:30am
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This week on Century of Lies, a conversation with comedian, activist, and journalist Ngaio Bealum. Read more

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