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Launch of the European Union Drugs Agency

Airs at: Wed, 07/17/2024 at 12:00am - 12:30am
Produced for Century Of Lies
This week on Century of Lies: Launch of the European Union Drugs Agency. The European Monitoring Centre on Drugs and Drug Addiction was the European Union’s drugs monitoring agency. Technically the EMCDDA is no more but it hasn’t closed, it’s changed: The EMCDDA is now call... Read more

A Journey of a Thousand Miles Begins in Ireland

Airs at: Wed, 07/17/2024 at 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Free Culture Radio
On this edition of Free Culture Radio: A Journey of a Thousand Miles Begins in Ireland. The government of the Republic of Ireland formed a Citizens’ Assembly on Drugs Use in 2023 to quote consider the legislative, policy and operational changes Ireland could make to signif... Read more

Decriminalization, Depenalization, Diversion, and Legalization of Drugs

Airs at: Wed, 07/10/2024 at 12:00am - 12:30am
Produced for Century Of Lies
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
Produced for Century Of Lies
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
Produced for Century Of Lies
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
Produced for Century Of Lies
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

The FDA's Agony Over Ecstasy

Airs at: Wed, 06/19/2024 at 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Free Culture Radio
On this edition of Free Culture Radio: FDA’s Agony Over Ecstasy. The Food and Drug Administration’s Psychopharmacologic Drugs Advisory Committee met recently and rejected a new drug application for MDMA-Assisted Therapy which had been submitted by Lykos Therapeutics. The Co... Read more

Deflection Programs

Airs at: Mon, 06/17/2024 at 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Prison Pipeline
On this edition of Prison Pipeline: Deflection Programs. As a kind of trade-off when the Oregon legislature recriminalized simple possession of some drugs, the state of Oregon and the majority of Oregon counties committed to setting up what are called deflection programs, t... Read more

European Drug Report 2024

Airs at: Wed, 06/12/2024 at 12:00am - 12:30am
Produced for Century Of Lies
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
Produced for Century Of Lies
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