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 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...
Criminal justice reform and social justice are moving forward in New York
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...
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.
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.
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...
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...
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...
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