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Century Of Lies is a weekly half-hour show focused on drug policy reform and the failed war on drugs. The show explores public health, criminal justice, social justice, and other policies related to drugs in the US and abroad, and includes news reports, commentary, interviews, and other recorded segments. Century of Lies is a production of the Drug Truth Network and is syndicated via the Pacifica Foundation Radio Network.

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Decriminalization, Depenalization, Diversion, and Legalization of Drugs

Airs at: Wed, 07/10/2024 at 12:00am - 12:30am
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This week on Century of Lies: Decriminalization, Depenalization, Diversion, and Legalization of Drugs. The Oireachtas, which is the Parliament of the Republic of Ireland, established a Joint Committee on Drugs Use in March of this year to consider and respond to the recomm... Read more

World Drug Report 2024

Airs at: Wed, 07/03/2024 at 12:00am - 12:30am
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This week on Century of Lies: World Drug Report 2024. The United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime released its 2024 World Drug Report on June 26. We hear an overview from Dr. Angela Me, Chief of the Research and Trend Analysis Branch at UNODC, and reactions from Ambassador... Read more

Progress In Vermont

Airs at: Wed, 06/26/2024 at 12:00am - 12:30am
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This week on Century of Lies: Progress In Vermont. The state of Vermont has approved legislation to allow municipalities to decide whether to authorize the establishment of overdose prevention centers, also known as supervised consumption facilities or safer consumption sit... Read more

Drug Checking Services

Airs at: Wed, 06/19/2024 at 12:00am - 12:30am
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This week on Century of Lies: Drug Checking Services and Synthetic Cathinones. We hear about drug checking services at festivals from Mar Cunha, a harm reductionist in Portugal who works with Kosmicare at their drug checking service; and we hear about cathinones from Steph... Read more

European Drug Report 2024

Airs at: Wed, 06/12/2024 at 12:00am - 12:30am
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This week on Century of Lies: European Drug Report 2024. The European Monitoring Centre on Drugs and Drug Addiction released its 2024 European Drug Report on Tuesday June Eleventh. On this edition of Century we bring you audio from the news conference held by EMCDDA to mark... Read more

New Jersey Harm Reduction Conference Part One

Airs at: Wed, 06/05/2024 at 12:00am - 12:30am
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This week on Century of Lies: New Jersey Harm Reduction Conference Part One. On this edition of Century we hear from Dr. Sheila Vakharia, Deputy Director of the Department of Research and Academic Engagement at the Drug Policy Alliance and the author of The Harm Reduction G... Read more

Safe Consumption Sites

Airs at: Wed, 05/29/2024 at 12:00am - 12:30am
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This week on Century of Lies: Safe Consumption Sites. Safe consumption sites, supervised consumption facilities, overdose prevention centers, drug consumption rooms – whatever you call them, these vital harm reduction interventions save lives, provide wound care, reduce the... Read more

Rule of Law in the Balance

Airs at: Wed, 05/22/2024 at 12:00am - 12:30am
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This week on Century of Lies: Rule of Law in the Balance. Since late during the Duterte presidency and continuing under President Ferdinand Marcos Junior, extrajudicial drug war killings in the Philippines have continued at the rate of about one per day. Arrest warrants in ... Read more

We Fight, We Hide, We Unite

Airs at: Wed, 05/15/2024 at 12:00am - 12:30am
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This week on Century of Lies: We Fight, We Hide, We Unite. The Eurasian Harm Reduction Association recently hosted a discussion entitled Tenacity in the shrinking civic spaces: challenges and response of the organizations and activists working on drug policy and health in C... Read more

Civilly Disobedient

Airs at: Wed, 05/08/2024 at 12:00am - 12:30am
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This week on Century of Lies: Civilly Disobedient - Part two of a conversation with writer, activist, and regional NORML organizer Chris Goldstein.   Read more