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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 Next Czar

Airs at: Wed, 01/20/2021 at 12:00am - 12:30am
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This week on Century of Lies we look at the people who are being appointed to key drug control policy positions within the new Biden administration. Read more

Faith, Community, and Harm Reduction

Airs at: Wed, 01/13/2021 at 12:00am - 12:30am
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This week on Century: Faith, Community, and Harm Reduction. We hear from Naomi Burke-Shyne, Executive Director of Harm Reduction International, about The Global State of Harm Reduction; we hear more about harm reduction from Ricky Bluthenthal, PhD, Associate Dean for Social... Read more

A World With Drugs

Airs at: Wed, 01/06/2021 at 12:00am - 12:30am
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Health Poverty Action is a nongovernmental organization based in the United Kingdom. They’ve been looking recently at drug policies in the context of sustainable development in order to, in their words “build a new approach to drugs that prioritizes, promotes, and protects ... Read more

Faith, Human Rights, and People Who Use Drugs

Airs at: Wed, 12/30/2020 at 12:00am - 12:30am
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The United Religions Initiative along with Alliance India recently hosted a dialogue entitled “Human Rights & Faith For People Who Use Drugs in Times of Pandemic.” We hear from two of the speakers: Ira Madan, Senior Regional Advocacy Officer, Drug Use & Harm Reduction, at A... Read more

Covid-19, Recession, and Drug Use

Airs at: Wed, 12/23/2020 at 12:00am - 12:30am
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The European Monitoring Center on Drugs and Drug Addiction has been holding a series of panel discussions on the impact of Covid-19 on drug markets and on people who use drugs. EMCDDA’s most recent webinar was entitled “Covid-19 induced recession and drug related problems. ... Read more

Spirit of Harm Reduction

Airs at: Wed, 12/16/2020 at 12:00am - 12:30am
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This week on Century: The Chicago Alliance Against Racist and Political Repression recently held a People’s Hearing Against Racist and Political Repression. We hear from some of the speakers including Frank Chapman, a leader of the National Alliance Against Racist and Polit... Read more

A Busy Week In Drug Policy

Airs at: Wed, 12/09/2020 at 12:00am - 12:30am
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The House of Representatives approved HR 3884, the Marijuana Opportunity, Reinvestment, and Expungement Act of 2019, we hear from one of the sponsors, Rep. Earl Blumenauer (D-OR); the Commission on Narcotic Drugs changed the international scheduling of marijuana, we hear fr... Read more

Vancouver Moves To Decriminalize

Airs at: Wed, 12/02/2020 at 12:00am - 12:30am
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The city of Vancouver, BC, is asking the Canadian federal government for an exemption to national drug laws in order to allow the city to decriminalize simple possession of currently illegal drugs. On today’s show we hear from Donald MacPherson, Executive Director of the Ca... Read more

Medication Assisted Treatment

Airs at: Wed, 11/25/2020 at 12:00am - 12:30am
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The Scottish Drugs Forum recently held a webinar on a new set of medication assisted treatment standards. We hear from Dr. Duncan McCormick, Chair of the Drug Death Task Force MAT Subgroup; Elinor Dickie, Organizational Lead for Public Health Scotland; and Tracey Clusker, a... Read more

European School Survey Project on Alcohol and Other Drugs

Airs at: Wed, 11/18/2020 at 12:00am - 12:30am
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The European School Survey Project on Alcohol and Other Drugs, ESPAD for short, is a collaborative effort of research teams in more than 40 European countries and the largest cross-national research project on adolescent substance use in the world. On this edition of Centur... Read more