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The Death of Michael Barton: Callous Medical Neglect at the Oregon State Penitentiary

Airs at: Mon, 08/19/2019 at 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Prison Pipeline
Karen James interviews Joel Greenberg, attorney with Disability Rights Oregon (DRO), author of a new report:  “Independent Investigation of the Death of Michael Barton: Mental Illness & Medical Neglect in an Oregon Prison.”  Michael Barton was a 54-year old prisoner in the ... Read more

Free The Plant

Airs at: Wed, 07/17/2019 at 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Free Culture Radio
On this week's edition of Free Culture Radio our guest is Michael Krawitz from Veterans for Medical Cannabis Access. More and more countries around the world are setting up medical cannabis programs. Most states in the US have some form of medical cannabis program or other... Read more

Full Interview: Donna Martin, Sister of Andre Gladen

Airs at: Tue, 07/02/2019 at 5:30pm - 6:00pm
On Saturday, July 6, 2019, the family of Andre Gladen is hosting an "Angelversary" celebration of Andre's life outside of Adventist Hospital, at the corner of SE 96th Avenue and Market Street. The event is from 11AM to 1PM. In the family's words: "Andre Gladen, a 36-year-o... Read more

Caged and Locked

Airs at: Thu, 07/04/2019 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
Produced for Black Book Talk
     "What is Circumstantial Depression? What affect does it have on the eyes and how we see the rest of the world and ourselves? My name is Lẹwa Ubunifu. I have Circumstantial Depression. I have struggled with this type of depression for a very long time. I am writing this... Read more

Cannabis Use by Older Adults

Airs at: Wed, 06/12/2019 at 12:00am - 12:30am
Produced for Century Of Lies
This week we talk with Seattle Hempfest Executive Director Vivian McPeak about a lawsuit they've filed against the state over onerous restrictions on cannabis businesses, and we talk with Julie Bobitt, PhD, from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign about her resea... Read more

Supervised Consumption Sites

Airs at: Wed, 05/22/2019 at 12:00am - 12:30am
Produced for Century Of Lies
This week on Century of Lies, the UK House of Commons discusses medical cannabis prescribing, and the Philadelphia City Council and Philly DA Larry Krassner talk about harm reduction and supervised consumption sites. Note: new recordings of Century of Lies are now being rel... Read more

How To Change Your Mind

Airs at: Sun, 05/19/2019 at 12:00am - 12:30am
Produced for Century Of Lies
This week on Century of Lies, host Doug McVay is joined by best-selling author Michael Pollan to discuss psychedelic medicine, decriminalization, and his book How To Change Your Mind. Plus the House Committee on Oversight and Reform looks at federal drug control policy. Read more

How To Change Your Mind: Conversation With Michael Pollan

Airs at: Tue, 05/14/2019 at 5:45pm - 6:00pm
Produced for News In Depth
Bestselling author Michael Pollan talks with KBOO reporter Doug McVay about psychedelic therapy, psilocybin mushrooms, and Pollan's book How To Change Your Mind: What the New Science of Psychedelics Teaches Us About Consciousness, Dying, Addiction, Depression, and Transcend... Read more

Alternatives To Coercion

Airs at: Sun, 05/12/2019 at 12:00am - 12:30am
Produced for Century Of Lies
This week on Century of Lies, we talk to Lindsay LaSalle with the Drug Policy Alliance about harm reduction, alternatives to coercion, and the DPA's upcoming conference in San Francisco May 16 and 17; and with Teressa Raiford, a community organizer, social justice activist,... Read more

International Harm Reduction

Airs at: Sun, 05/05/2019 at 12:00am - 12:30am
Produced for Century Of Lies
This week on Century, former UN official and retired international civil servant Dr. Mary Chinery-Hesse addresses the 2019 International Harm Reduction Conference #HR19 in Porto, Portugal. The audio for this week's Century comes to us courtesy of the Rights Reporter Founda... Read more