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02/14/16 Doug McVay

Drug War Facts - Sun, 02/07/2016 - 21:31

Sun - Doug McVay interview of Morgan at Cannabis Collaboration Conference in Portland

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02/07/16 Doug McVay

Drug War Facts - Sat, 02/06/2016 - 04:22

This week: at the Cannabis Collaborative Conference in Portland, Oregon, we interview former NBA star Clifford "Uncle Spliffy" Robinson, Aaron Smith and Bethany Moore from National Cannabis Industry Association, David Rheins and Morgan from the Marijuana Business Association, Sam Chapman from New Economy Consulting.

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01/31/16 Doug McVay

Drug War Facts - Sat, 01/30/2016 - 20:40

This week we look at human rights and the drug war with audio from Damon Barrett, Director and co-founder of the International Centre on Human Rights and Drug Policy, and The Honorable Mark Golding, Minister of Justice for Jamaica.

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01/21/16 Doug McVay

Drug War Facts - Sun, 01/17/2016 - 21:45

Thu - Doug McVay reports on UN drug war re-think 3/3

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01/20/16 Doug McVay

Drug War Facts - Sun, 01/17/2016 - 21:44

Wed - Doug McVay reports on UN drug war re-think 2/3

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01/19/16 Doug McVay

Drug War Facts - Sun, 01/17/2016 - 21:41

Tue- Doug McVay reports on UN drug war re-think 1/3

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01/17/16 Doug McVay

Drug War Facts - Sat, 01/16/2016 - 21:05

We look ahead to National Alcohol and Other Drugs Facts Week, which is January 25-31 this year, and we hear about the UN General Assembly Special Session on the World Drug Problem coming up in April.

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01/10/16 Doug McVay

Drug War Facts - Sun, 01/10/2016 - 02:33

This week: we discuss new data on youth drug use, Vermont Governor Peter Shumlin's support for marijuana legalization, and Maine Governor Paul LePage's racist comments about the drug war.

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01/03/16 Doug McVay

Drug War Facts - Sun, 01/03/2016 - 04:43

This week we feature a conversation with Cyndee Clay, director HIPS-DC, a harm reduction organization based in Washington, DC.

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12/20/15 Doug McVay

Drug War Facts - Sun, 12/20/2015 - 00:11

This week: President Obama commutes the sentences of 95 people serving time for federal drug offenses, and we speak with drug policy researcher and human rights activist Damon Barrett.

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12/16/15 Doug McVay

Drug War Facts - Mon, 12/14/2015 - 01:13

Wed - Doug McVay editorial: drug war leads to police state

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12/14/15 Doug McVay

Drug War Facts - Mon, 12/14/2015 - 01:09

Mon - Doug McVay reports M-F: GAO's David Mauer re ONDCP failure in drug war in reports to US Congress

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12/13/15 Doug McVay

Drug War Facts - Sat, 12/12/2015 - 18:16

This week: We hear ONDCP Director Michael Botticelli and the GAO's David Maurer testify before a House subcommittee on ONDCP reauthorization and about recent reports from both agencies that show that current US drug control policies are a failure.

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12/06/15 Doug McVay

Drug War Facts - Sat, 12/05/2015 - 16:53

Doug McVay reports: This week we continue our coverage of the Drug Policy Alliance's International Reform Conference, with audio from Deborah Small from Break The Chains, and interviews with author and activist Kemba Smith, and with Jonathan Perri of Change.org.

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11/29/15 Doug McVay

Drug War Facts - Thu, 11/26/2015 - 01:26

Part two of our coverage of the Drug Policy Alliance's International Reform Conference. We hear from Dawn Paley, author of Drug War Capitalism; Lorenzo Jones from the A Better Way Foundation; and Amanda Reiman from the Drug Policy Alliance.

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11/15/15 Doug McVay

Drug War Facts - Sat, 11/14/2015 - 20:57

This week we look forward to UNGASS 2016 and learn about a new policy report by UN University, "What Comes After The War On Drugs?"

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11/08/15 Doug McVay

Drug War Facts - Sun, 11/08/2015 - 16:20

This week: We look forward to the Drug Policy Alliance's international reform conference Nov 18-21 in Crystal City, Virginia, by looking back at the DPA's 2013 conference in Denver, Colorado.

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10/25/15 Doug McVay

Drug War Facts - Sat, 10/24/2015 - 21:30

This week we talk with Kirk Tousaw, an attorney and civil rights advocate in British Columbia, about the recent Canadian general election and prospects for drug policy reform under the new Trudeau government.

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