Drug War Facts Audio Newsbriefs
Doug McVay Reports: The Justice Department makes minor changes to federal forfeiture policy, and Washington state legislators discuss how to combine their legal medical and adult use marijuana programs.
Doug McVay: New data from the CDC on drug overdose deaths, and a conversation with UConn SSDP chapter president Tyler Williams.
Doug McVay: New CDC data on alcohol overdose death rates, plus we look at the new chair of the Senate Judiciary Committee, Charles Grassley.
Doug McVay reports: National Drug Facts Week is Jan 26-Feb 1, plus we hear about drug policy reforms in Uruguay and New Zealand.
Wed - 2014 Review: 9/7 Doug McVay report on OD levels
Doug McVay takes a look back at 2014: This week: We look back at the Global Commission on Drug Policy's report Taking Control: Pathways for Drug Policies that Work
Doug McVay Reports: Botticelli and Lynch nominations are returned to the president, new data from the Monitoring The Future Survey shows teen use rates dropping, and an interview with Steph Sherer of Americans for Safe Access.
Senator Cory Booker, Representative Luis Gutierrez, and Representative Keith Ellison testify before a Senate Judiciary subcommittee on civil rights and the US criminal justice system.
Legislation is being introduced to allow VA doctors to recommend medical cannabis to their patients, so to find out more we talk with Michael Krawitz of Veterans for Medical Cannabis Access.
Doug McVay reports: The FBI releases its annual Uniform Crime Report, and we talk with Steve Rolles from the UK's Transform Drugs Policy Foundation about the recent US election and the upcoming UN General Assembly Special Session on Drugs in 2016.