This week on Prison Pipeline, host Doug McVay interviews Anthony Papa. Mr.
Papa is an artist, writer, freedom fighter, noted advocate against the war
on drugs and co-founder of the Mothers of the New York Disappeared. Mr.
Papa’s stinging opinion pieces about the drug war ha...
This week: Senator Tim Kaine talks about states as laboratories of democracy,
and asks whether marijuana legalization has impacted heroin production; Sen.
Ed Markey talks about overdose deaths, and asks whether the administration
has been ignoring Fentanyl coming in from Ch...
This week: Congress finalizes the Comprehensive Addiction and Recovery Act,
the Veterans Affairs department releases a new estimate of veteran suicides
-- 20 per day in 2014 -- and we speak with the authors of new research
showing that medical marijuana laws are associated ...
This week: the Adult Use of Marijuana Act is officially Proposition 64 on
California's November election ballot; many medical marijuana dispensaries
have closed in Washington state as the adult use system rolls over the
medical program; and the UN Office on Drugs and Crime ...
What was the best marijuana movie of the past decade? Who's the most famous
entertainer to be busted for pot so far this year? Is Willie Nelson really
as cool and kind as everyone says he is? What was it like working with Jack
Herer before he became famous? We find the answ...
This week: we talk with Steve Rolles with the UK's Transform Drug Policy
Foundation about Brexit and the future of drug policy in the UK and the EU;
plus the UN's recent General Assembly High-Level Meeting on AIDS featured
discussions about injection drug use and HIV/AIDS, ...
This week: We hear from Jesce Horton, Charlo Greene, and Leland Berger at the
Minority Cannabis Business Association; plus the US Senate Homeland Security
Committee hears about harm reduction, supervised injection facilities, and
heroin maintenance treatment.
Open drug use is a public health issue in Portland. Overdose deaths and
hepatitis C rates have increased because people who inject drugs do not have
a safe place to use. One approach to dealing with these issues that's shown a
great deal of success is the establishment of s...