Drugs

Decolonizing Drug Policies

Airs at: Wed, 02/17/2021 at 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Free Culture Radio
On this edition of Free Culture Radio: Decolonizing Drug Policies. The New School recently held a fascinating web conference entitled "Decolonizing Drug Policy: Perspectives From the Americas and Asia." As they noted in the program: "Like healthcare, housing, and criminal j... Read more

Homelessness and Substance Use

Airs at: Wed, 02/10/2021 at 12:00am - 12:30am
Produced for Century Of Lies
This week on Century: Homelessness and Substance Use. We hear from Geert De Bolle with Housing First LAB in Belgium and Cristiana Merendeiro with Associação Crescer in Portugal. They spoke recently on a webinar held by the European Monitoring Center on Drugs and Drug Addict... Read more

Reform Moves Forward In Scotland

Airs at: Wed, 02/03/2021 at 12:00am - 12:30am
Produced for Century Of Lies
This week on Century of Lies: Scotland's First Minister Nicola Sturgeon on harm reduction, supervised consumption facilities, heroin assisted treatment, and the need to end stigma and treat people who use drugs with dignity and respect. Plus, we hear from Dawn Wooten, LPN, ... Read more

Harm Reduction And The Drug Czar

Airs at: Wed, 01/27/2021 at 12:00am - 12:30am
Produced for Century Of Lies
This week on Century we take a look at Regina LaBelle, JD, Acting Director of the Office of National Drug Control Policy. Read more

The Next Czar

Airs at: Wed, 01/20/2021 at 12:00am - 12:30am
Produced for Century Of Lies
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

The War on Drugs is Over in Oregon

Airs at: Mon, 01/18/2021 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
This country’s war on drugs has been a disaster —generating drug violence across the planet and leading to mass incarceration, particularly harming people of color. Yet draconian drug laws and enforcement did not prevent increasing drug use and an epidemic of overdose death... Read more

Medical Cannabis In The Time Of Legal Weed

Airs at: Wed, 01/20/2021 at 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Free Culture Radio
On this edition of Free Culture Radio, host Doug McVay is joined by longtime medical cannabis activist and US Air Force veteran Michael Krawitz to discuss the state of medical cannabis in the US and internationally. Read more

Faith, Community, and Harm Reduction

Airs at: Wed, 01/13/2021 at 12:00am - 12:30am
Produced for Century Of Lies
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
Produced for Century Of Lies
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
Produced for Century Of Lies
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