Drugs

Operation DrugsVote, "Cool Britannia," and Organizing People Who Use Drugs

Airs at: Wed, 05/19/2021 at 12:00am - 12:30am
Produced for Century Of Lies
This week on Century of Lies: a conversation with Mat Southwell, a UK-based drug policy reform activist who’s a Project Executive with the European Network of People Who Use Drugs (EuroNPUD). European Network of People Who Use Drugs Read more

Human Rights and Drug Policy

Airs at: Wed, 05/12/2021 at 12:00am - 12:30am
Produced for Century Of Lies
The Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights recently organized a webinar entitled Human Rights In Action: Implementing the International Guidelines on Human Rights and Drug Policy. We hear from two of the speakers: Rodrigo Uprimny, a professor emeritus at the Natio... Read more

Inequities Laid Bare

Airs at: Wed, 05/05/2021 at 12:00am - 12:30am
Produced for Century Of Lies
The Canadian Centre on Substance Use and Addiction hosted a discussion recently entitled Inequities Laid Bare: Responding to Challenges of COVID-19 and Beyond. We hear from some of the speakers including Michael Nurse, a Harm Reduction Outreach Worker with the Black Coaliti... Read more

Addressing the Harms of Criminalization and Policing

Airs at: Wed, 04/28/2021 at 12:00am - 12:30am
Produced for Century Of Lies
On this edition of Century: Addressing the harms of criminalization and policing with criminal justice and drug policy reform. The nation of Norway along with several international NGOs recently held a discussion to to highlight some of the most pressing harms associated wi... Read more

Drug Policies Enshrined In Human Rights

Airs at: Wed, 04/21/2021 at 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Free Culture Radio
On this edition of Free Culture Radio we hear a discussion on Promoting evidence-based drug policies and interventions enshrined in human rights with Marie Nougier, head of research and communications at the International Drug Policy Consortium; Edith Hofer, policy officer ... Read more

The Future of Ganja in the Caribbean

Airs at: Wed, 04/21/2021 at 12:00am - 12:30am
Produced for Century Of Lies
This week on Century of Lies: A discussion about the future of ganja in the Caribbean with Faith Graham, CEO of the Jamaican government’s Cannabis Licensing Authority; Vicki Hanson with the International Center for Cannabis Research, she’s also a PhD candidate in public pol... Read more

Fentanyl, Mandatory Minimums, and Racism

Airs at: Wed, 04/14/2021 at 12:00am - 12:30am
Produced for Century Of Lies
This week on Century: Fentanyl, mandatory minimums, and racism. We hear from Grant Smith, Deputy Director of Drug Policy Alliance Office of National Affairs; Nkechi Taifa, author of a new memoir entitled Black Power, Black Lawyer: My Audacious Quest for Justice, CEO of The ... Read more

In The Wake Of Blake

Airs at: Mon, 04/12/2021 at 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Prison Pipeline
The Washington state Supreme Court recently invalidated that state’s laws against simple personal possession of controlled substances. Simple possession had been a felony in Washington, regardless of whether the individual knew that they were in possession. The decision in ... Read more

Ending Stigma, Saving Lives

Airs at: Wed, 04/07/2021 at 12:00am - 12:30am
Produced for Century Of Lies
Anyone’s Child and the Transform Drug Policy Foundation hosted a webinar recently entitled Take Drugs Seriously: Voices on the ground. On this week’s show we hear from some of the speakers, including Penny McCanny, the mother of Aidan and a campaigner with Anyone’s Child; P... Read more

Drug Safety Testing

Airs at: Wed, 03/24/2021 at 12:00am - 12:30am
Produced for Century Of Lies
The Digital, Culture, Media and Sport Committee of the UK House of Commons recently held a hearing on The Future of UK Music Festivals. One panel looked at ways to reduce possible drug-related harms, including the possibility of drug safety testing at festivals and other ev... Read more