audio by year 2018

01/01/18 Carrie Stefanson

Mon - Carrie Stefanson of Vancouver Health re safe consumption of drugs (from 11/27/17)


3:00 minutes (1.38 MB)

01/02/18 George Karandinos

Tue - George Karandinos Harvard PHD Cand article on opiod crisis in Guardian (9/5/17)


3:00 minutes (1.38 MB)

01/03/17 Debbie Goldsberry

Wed - Debby Goldsberry, author of "Starting and Running a Marijuana Business" (7/5/17)


3:00 minutes (1.38 MB)

01/04/18 Dean Becker

Thu - Nobody expects the inquisition, till now (5/18/17)


3:00 minutes (1.38 MB)

01/05/18 William Martin

Fri - Prof William Martin of James Baker Institute speaks to Tex legislators on need to change cannabis laws (3/24/17)


3:00 minutes (1.37 MB)

01/06/18 Beto O'Rourke

Sat - US Congressman Beto O'Rourke re need to legalize cannabis (1/28/17)


3:00 minutes (1.38 MB)

01/07/18 Art Acevedo

Sun - Art Acevedo, Houston's new Police Chief joins us to discuss forthcoming changes to drug law enforcement (1/8/17)


3:00 minutes (1.38 MB)

01/05/18 Richard Lee

Legal Pot in CA: Steve DeAngelo of Harborside, Richard Lee of Oaksterdam U, Debby Goldsberry of Magnolia wellness, Diane Goldstein of LEAP, Atty Gen Jeff Sessions & Paul Armentano of NORML


58:00 minutes (26.55 MB)

01/07/18 Cory Booker

Movement leaders and elected officials are speaking out against this week's decision by the current administration to rescind previous guidelines on marijuana enforcement, returning to the policies of the Bush and Clinton eras. On this week's show, we hear from a leading Congressional drug policy reformer, Senator Cory Booker (D-NJ).


29:00 minutes (13.28 MB)

01/08/18 Debby Goldsberry

Mon - Debby Goldsberry of Magnolia wellness in Oakland


3:00 minutes (1.37 MB)

01/09/18 Debby Goldsberry

Tue - Debby Goldsberry of Magnolia wellness in Oakland 2/2


3:00 minutes (1.38 MB)

01/10/18 Paul Armentano

Wed - Paul Armentano Deputy Director of NORML


3:00 minutes (1.38 MB)

01/11/18 Dean Becker

Thu - Jeff Sessions anti weed discussion on CBS Dallas


3:00 minutes (1.38 MB)

01/12/18 Richard Lee

Fri - Richard Lee founder of Oaksterdam Cannabis University


3:00 minutes (1.38 MB)

01/13/18 Richard Lee

Sat - Richard Lee founder of Oaksterdam Cannabis University 2/2


3:00 minutes (1.38 MB)

01/14/18 Diane Goldstein

Sun - Diane Goldstein board member of Law Enforcement Action Partnership


3:00 minutes (1.38 MB)

01/12/18 Robert Melamede

Dr. Robert Melamede, KS Rep Steve Alford, Norma Sapp of OK NORML, Gavin Newsome Lt Gov of CA, Ron Paul retired US Rep, Atty Omar Figuroa, OR Gov Kate Brown, Steve DeAngelo of Harborside, Norm Stamper former Police Chief of Seattle, LEAP Speaker


58:00 minutes (26.55 MB)

01/14/18 Earl Blumenauer

Committees of the New York State Assembly hear about marijuana legalization from panels of experts, and Representative Earl Blumenauer (D-OR) speaks on the House floor about marijuana law reform.


29:00 minutes (13.28 MB)

01/15/18 Norm Stamper

Mon - Norm Stamper former Police Chief of Seattle, LEAP Speaker


3:00 minutes (1.38 MB)

01/16/18 Norm Stamper

Tue - Norm Stamper former Police Chief of Seattle, LEAP Speaker 2/2


3:00 minutes (1.38 MB)

01/17/18 Robert Melamede

Wed - Dr. Robert Melamede derides cannabis laws


3:00 minutes (1.38 MB)

01/18/18 Omar Figueroa

Thu - California cannabis Atty Omar Figuroa


3:00 minutes (1.38 MB)

01/21/18 Omar Figueroa

Sun - California cannabis Atty Omar Figuroa 2/2


3:00 minutes (1.38 MB)

01/19/18 Ron Paul

Fri - Rep Ron Paul re Sessions + Disjointed commercial


3:00 minutes (1.38 MB)

01/20/18 Norma Sapp

Sat - Norma Sapp of OK NORML


3:00 minutes (1.38 MB)

01/19/18 Lynn Paltrow

Lynn Paltrow Dir of Advocates for Pregnant Women, Katherine Neill Harris of James Baker Inst, Sen Cory Booker, Rep Barbara Lee & Rep Ro Khanna


58:00 minutes (26.55 MB)

01/21/18 Ronnie Cowan

The UK House of Parliament held a debate recently on safe injection sites, otherwise known as drug consumption rooms. On today's show, we hear from Ronnie Cowan, MP from Inverclyde; Thangam Debbonaire, MP for Bristol West; and Alison Thewliss, MP for Glasgow Central.


29:00 minutes (13.28 MB)

01/22/18 Katherine Neill Harris

Mon - Katherine Neill Harris of Jame Baker Institute re Jeff Sessions


3:00 minutes (1.38 MB)

01/23/18 Katherine Neill Harris

Tue - Katherine Neill Harris of Jame Baker Institute re Jeff Sessions 2/2


3:00 minutes (1.38 MB)

01/24/18 Lynn Paltrow

Wed - Lynn Paltrow Dir of Advocates for Pregnant Women


3:00 minutes (1.38 MB)

01/25/18 Lynn Paltrow

Thu - Lynn Paltrow Dir of Advocates for Pregnant Women 2/2


3:00 minutes (1.38 MB)

01/26/18 Donald Trump

Fri - Trump endorses medical marijuana + Cannabis commercial


3:00 minutes (1.38 MB)

01/27/18 Cory Booker

Sat - Sen Cory Booker, Rep Barbara Lee & Rep Ro Khanna


3:00 minutes (1.38 MB)

01/28/18 Dean Becker

Sun - ABC Denver report on safe injection facilities


3:00 minutes (1.38 MB)

01/26/18 Ethan Nadelmann

Ethan Nadelmann former Dir of DPA, Betty Aldworth at Hempfest, former Chicago prosecutor James Gierach, Dr. Joel Hochman's advice to drug victims + Trump, editorials, Safe Injection news & Willie Nelson. Hour show (58:00)


58:00 minutes (26.56 MB)

01/28/18 Jolene Forman

A new report by the Drug Policy Alliance, From Prohibition to Progress: A Status Report on Marijuana Legalization, demonstrates how and why marijuana legalization is working so far, On this week's show, we hear from: Jolene Forman, Staff Attorney, Drug Policy Alliance (report author); Representative Reggie Jones-Sawyer, California State Assembly Member and author of the Legal Cannabis Protection Act; Representative Jonathan Singer, General Assembly Member, Colorado; Shaleen Title, Commissioner, Massachusetts Cannabis Control Commission; and Roseanne Scotti, Senior Director of Resident States a


29:00 minutes (13.28 MB)

01/29/18 Denis Peron

Mon - Rest In Peace: Legendary activist Dennis Peron passed away on January 27, 2018. Doug McVay Reporting


2:59 minutes (1.37 MB)

01/30/18 Denis Peron

Tue - Doug McVay Remembers & Reports on Dennis Peron, who passed away Saturday January 27, 2018.


2:59 minutes (1.37 MB)

01/31/18 Jolene Forman

Wed - DPA Staff Attorney Jolene Forman discusses their new report From Prohibition to Progress: A Status Report on Marijuana Legalization.


2:59 minutes (1.37 MB)

02/01/18 Jolene Forman

Thu - DPA Staff Attorney Jolene Forman discusses their new report From Prohibition to Progress: A Status Report on Marijuana Legalization.


2:59 minutes (1.37 MB)

02/02/18 Shaleen Title

Fri - Commissioner Shaleen Title, Massachusetts Cannabis Control Commission, discusses the implementation of marijuana legalization in Massachusetts


2:59 minutes (1.37 MB)

02/03/18 Johnathan Singer

Sat - Assembly Member Jonathan Singer, Colorado State General Assembly, discusses the implementation of marijuana legalization in Colorado.


2:59 minutes (1.37 MB)

02/04/18 Reggie Jones Sawyer

Sun - Assembly Member Reggie Jones-Sawyer, California State Assembly, author of the Legal Cannabis Protection Act, discusses the implementation of marijuana legalization in California. DOUG MCVAY 420 DWN REPORTS WEEK!


2:59 minutes (1.37 MB)

02/02/18 Dennis Peron

Dennis Peron, the God Father of Medical Cannabis dead at 72. Feat: Jeff Jones, Phil Smith, Philadelphia Fox Rpt on Safe Injection Facility, 70 busted for small bag of weed, Columbia Univ panel on drug reform


58:00 minutes (26.55 MB)

02/04/18 Vanita Gupta

This week on Century of Lies we continue our look at the state of marijuana legalization in the US; we hear from Vanita Gupta with the Leadership Council on Civil and Human Rights on the state of civil rights in America; and we pay tribute to the legendary activist Dennis Peron, who died in late January.


29:00 minutes (13.28 MB)

02/05/17 Phil Smith

Mon - Phil Smith of Alternet re falling price of legal cannabis


3:00 minutes (1.38 MB)

02/06/18 Phil Smith

Tue - Phil Smith of Alternet re cannabis black market forces


2:59 minutes (1.37 MB)

02/07/18 Dean Becker

Wed - Philadelphia Fox Rpt on Safe Injection Facility


3:00 minutes (1.38 MB)

02/08/18 Dean Becker

Thu - Philadelphia Fox Rpt on Safe Injection Facility 2/2


3:00 minutes (1.37 MB)

02/09/18 Dean Becker

Fri - 70 kids busted for small bag of weed


3:00 minutes (1.38 MB)

02/10/18 Jeff Jones

Sat - Jeff Jones, Dir of Oakland's Patient ID Center re passing of Dennis Peron & legal CA weed


3:00 minutes (1.37 MB)

02/11/18 Jeff Jones

Sun - Jeff Jones, Dir of Oakland's Patient ID Center re passing of Dennis Peron & legal CA weed 2/2


3:00 minutes (1.38 MB)

02/09/18 Laura Thomas

Diane Goldstein new Chair of LEAP, Laura Thomas of DPA, CNN examines Jeff Sessions, RCMP Drug Squad Rpt, Tony Papa re Louisiana travesty, Jimmy Kimmel & Sessions, Tessie Castillo of NC Harm Reduction, Kate Bell of Marijuana Policy Project, Philip Blanton busted in TX roasted for a year & CBS Dallas re 6 year old hemp patient


58:00 minutes (26.55 MB)

02/11/18 Doug McVay

The White House has chosen a new drug czar; Oregon legislators are working to set up mental health checkups for all law enforcement officers in that state; and we hear more about the state of civil rights in the United States.


29:00 minutes (13.28 MB)

02/12/18 Kate Bell

Mon - Kate Bell of Marijuana Policy Project re Maryland laws


3:00 minutes (1.38 MB)

02/13/18 Diane Goldstein

Tue - Diane Goldstein new Chair of Law Enforcement Action Partnership


3:00 minutes (1.38 MB)

02/14/18 Diane Goldstein

Wed - Diane Goldstein new Chair of LEAP II + Elf Sessions


3:00 minutes (1.38 MB)

02/15/18 Laura Thomas

Thu - Laura Thomas of DPA re Safe Injection Facilities in San Fran


3:00 minutes (1.38 MB)

02/16/18 Laura Thomas

Fri - Laura Thomas of DPA re Safe Injection Facilities in San Fran 2/2


3:00 minutes (1.38 MB)

02/17/18 Tessie Castillo

Sat - Tessie Castillo of NC Harm Reduction


3:00 minutes (1.38 MB)

02/18/18 Tony Papa

Sun - Tony Papa of DPA re Louisiana travesty over 2 joints


3:00 minutes (1.38 MB)

02/16/18 Rick Steves

Benefits of Drug War? Travel Guru Rick Steves, Eric Sterling of Criminal Justice Policy Foundation & LEAP, Eugene Oscapella Canadian Barrister & Superior Court Judge James P Gray find no benefit whatsoever.


58:00 minutes (26.55 MB)

02/18/18 Doug McVay

An effort in the state of Colorado to prevent overdose deaths suffered a setback in the Colorado Legislature on February 14. The Co Senate's State, Veterans, and Military Affairs Committee held a hearing on Senate Bill 40, Substance Use Disorder Harm Reduction. The measure was not approved and has been postponed indefinitely. Experts in public health and public safety along with people who have lost family members to overdose and others who are concerned about the community testified overwhelmingly in support of Senate Bill 40. On this edition of Century of Lies, we hear from some of them.


29:00 minutes (13.28 MB)

02/19/18 James P. Gray

Mon - Superior Court Judge James P Gray, author Why Our Drug Laws Have Failed


3:00 minutes (1.38 MB)

02/20/18 James P. Gray

Tue - Superior Court Judge James P Gray,2/2


3:00 minutes (1.38 MB)

02/21/18 Eugene Oscapella

Wed - Eugene Oscapella Canadian Barrister finds no benefit to drug war


3:00 minutes (1.38 MB)

02/22/18 Eugene Oscapella

Thu - Eugene Oscapella Canadian Barrister 2/2


3:00 minutes (1.38 MB)

02/23/18 Eric Sterling

Fri - Eric Sterling of Criminal Justice Policy Foundation & LEAP


3:00 minutes (1.38 MB)

02/24/18 Eric Sterling

Sat - Eric Sterling of Criminal Justice Policy Foundation & LEAP 2/2


3:00 minutes (1.38 MB)

02/25/18 Rick Steves

Sun - Travel Guru Rick Steves sees no benefit to drug war


3:00 minutes (1.38 MB)

02/23/17 Doug McVay

Doug McVay editor Drug War Facts, host of Century of Lies, Steve Downing Dep Police Chief of LA (ret), Beto O'Rourke running for Ted Cruz Senate seat, Howard Wooldridge heads up Citizens Opposing Prohibition in Wash DC, Mary Kay Villaverde of Families for Sensible Drug Policy


58:00 minutes (26.55 MB)

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