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10/23/16 Doug McVay

Drug War Facts - Fri, 10/21/2016 - 21:37

This week we talk with Tom Burns, former head of marijuana programs for the state of Oregon, about balancing the needs of patients in a time of broader adult use legalization; and Philippine President Duterte says he's separating from the US over his murderous vigilante drug war #BoycottThePhilippines.

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10/16/16 Doug McVay

Drug War Facts - Sat, 10/15/2016 - 04:21

This week: we hear members of the United Nations General Assembly's Third Committee discuss international criminal justice and drug control policies.

Categories: Drug Truth Network

10/02/16 Doug McVay

Drug War Facts - Sat, 10/01/2016 - 21:33

Nate Howard with MovementBe and, plus we look at the FBI's new Uniform Crime Report.

Categories: Drug Truth Network

09/18/16 Doug McVay

Drug War Facts - Sat, 09/17/2016 - 19:54

King County, Seattle, Washington, will soon have two supervised drug consumption facilities. That recommendation is part of a final report by King County's Heroin and Prescription Opiate Task Force, which released its final report on Thursday Sept. 15.

Categories: Drug Truth Network

08/07/16 Doug McVay

Drug War Facts - Sun, 08/07/2016 - 17:32

Seattle Hempfest is August 19-21 this year! This week we look at marijuana legalization, and how medical, adult social (recreational), and spiritual uses of marijuana can co-exist.

Categories: Drug Truth Network

07/10/16 Doug McVay

Drug War Facts - Sat, 07/09/2016 - 20:59

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 with a reduction in prescription medication use.

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