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07/26/15 Doug McVay

Drug War Facts - Sat, 07/25/2015 - 16:42

This week: the Justice Department's inspector general issues a report criticizing the DEA's handling of its confidential informant program, and the Senate narcotics caucus hears about barriers to CBD research.

Categories: Drug Truth Network

07/19/15 Doug McVay

Drug War Facts - Sat, 07/18/2015 - 18:53

This week Doug McVay talks with Seattle attorney and NORML board member Jeff Steinborn about Washington's marijuana laws, plus President Obama speaks about sentencing reform at El Reno federal prison in Oklahoma.

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Drug Policy Facts Podcast #61

Drug War Facts Podcast - Mon, 07/13/2015 - 07:00
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07/05/15 Doug McVay

Drug War Facts - Fri, 07/03/2015 - 13:47

This week we're at a news conference featuring Congressman Earl Blumenauer, discussing Oregon's new legal adult use marijuana program.

Categories: Drug Truth Network

06/28/15 Doug McVay

Drug War Facts - Sun, 06/28/2015 - 01:24

This week: we talk with Sanho Tree of the Institute for Policy Studies about World Drug Day, and we hear from the UN Office on Drugs and Crime about its new World Drug Report, drug legalization, and the drug war.

Categories: Drug Truth Network

Drug Policy Facts Podcast #60

Drug War Facts Podcast - Sat, 06/27/2015 - 07:00
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06/21/15 Doug McVay

Drug War Facts - Sat, 06/20/2015 - 20:59

This week we talk with Steve Rolles of Transform Drug Policy Foundation and Nazlee Maghsoudi of Canadian Students for Sensible Drug Policy about the June 26th Global Day of Action for Drug Policy Reform, plus an update on Oregon's legal adult use marijuana program.

Categories: Drug Truth Network

06/14/15 Doug McVay

Drug War Facts - Sun, 06/14/2015 - 00:28

This week: we hear from the European Monitoring Centre on Drugs and Drug Addiction about the new European Drug Report 2015, and we look ahead to theJune 26th Global Day of Action for Drug Policy Reform.

Categories: Drug Truth Network

05/31/15 Doug McVay

Drug War Facts - Sun, 05/31/2015 - 01:40

This week we talk with Dr. Denis Petro about medical cannabis, and with Professor Alfred McCoy about the CIA's history of involvement in drug trafficking.

Categories: Drug Truth Network

05/24/15 Doug McVay

Drug War Facts - Sun, 05/24/2015 - 13:01

This week we're at the Patients Out of Time clinical cannabis conference in West Palm Beach, FL. We talk with California criminal defense attorneys Heather Burke and Zenia Gilg about a landmark case they've been arguing in federal court, and with longtime NORML activist, national legal committee member, and criminal defense attorney Alan Silber.

Categories: Drug Truth Network

05/17/15 Doug McVay

Drug War Facts - Sun, 05/17/2015 - 00:29

Part two of our coverage of a recent meeting of the UN General Assembly to prepare for its special session on drugs in 2016 (UNGASS2016), featuring audio from Mr. Alvaro José de Mendonça e Moura, Permanent Representative of Portugal to the United Nations, and Mr. Milton Romani, National Drug Board Secretary, Uruguay.

Categories: Drug Truth Network

05/10/15 Doug McVay

Drug War Facts - Sat, 05/09/2015 - 20:10

This week: coverage of the UN General Assembly meeting to discuss global drug policy, with audio from Jamaican Justice Minister Mark Golding, UN Deputy Secretary General Jan Eliasson, and OAS Secretary General Jose Miguel Insulza.

Categories: Drug Truth Network

05/03/15 Doug McVay

Drug War Facts - Sun, 05/03/2015 - 03:40

*** This week: we're in Portland, Oregon, for the Global Marijuana March, and we hear from Russ Belville, Lindsay Rinehart, Bettie Retro, Erin Purchase and her daughter brave Mykala, and Kaliko Castille, plus we talk with LEAP's Neill Franklin about Baltimore and the death of Freddie Gray.

Categories: Drug Truth Network

04/26/15 Doug McVay

Drug War Facts - Sun, 04/26/2015 - 01:24

This week: we talk with Anthony Taylor of Compassionate Oregon about the implementation of that state's adult use marijuana program, and we hear from Yesid Reyes Alvarado, the Colombian delegate to the Commission on Narcotic Drugs.

Categories: Drug Truth Network

04/19/15 Doug McVay

Drug War Facts - Fri, 04/17/2015 - 19:58

Doug McVay: This week we speak with the Executive Director of Students for Sensible Drug Policy Betty Aldworth.

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