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We invite you to share the unvarnished truth about the drug war, through our innovative radio programming, including Century of Lies, Cultural Baggage and 4:20 Drug War News.

We invite you to share the unvarnished truth about the drug war, through our innovative radio programming, including Century of Lies, Cultural Baggage and 4:20 Drug War News.

Location:

Champaign, IL

Description:

We invite you to share the unvarnished truth about the drug war, through our innovative radio programming, including Century of Lies, Cultural Baggage and 4:20 Drug War News.

Language:

English

Contact:

Drug Truth Network, 9539 Pecan Glen Ct., Houston, TX 77040


Episodes

01/20/21 Dr. Carl Hart

1/19/2021
Carl Hart is a professor of neuroscience and psychology at Columbia University. Dr. Hart joins us for the half hour to discuss his newest book: Drug Use for Grown Ups - Chasing Liberty in the Land of Fear. Hart is known for his research in drug abuse and drug addiction. Hart was the first tenured African American professor of sciences at Columbia University.

Duration:00:28:59

01/13/21 David Herzberg

1/12/2021
In White Market Drugs, David Herzberg explores these crises and the drugs that fueled them, from Bayer’s Heroin to Purdue ’s OxyContin and all the drugs in between: barbiturate “goof balls,” amphetamine “thrill pills,” the “love drug” Quaalude, and more. As Herzberg argues, the vast majority of American experiences with drugs and addiction have taken place within what he calls “white markets,” where legal drugs called medicines are sold to a largely white clientele.

Duration:00:28:59

01/06/2021 Maia Szalavitz

1/6/2021
Maia Szalavitz, author, reporter joins host Dean Becker to discuss forthcoming Video series "Seeking The Moral High Ground" and to kick the drug war in the teeth.

Duration:00:28:59

12/30/20 Jack Cole

12/29/2020
Jack Cole joins us for this half hour listen back to an interview from Nov 2003. Jack was the founding member, first director of Law Enforcement Against Prohibition, now known as Law Enforcement Action Partnership.

Duration:00:29:00

12/23/20 Dr. Donald Tashkin

12/21/2020
From the International Conference on Cannabis Therapeutics: On today’s program we’ll hear from Dr. Donald Abrams from University of California, San Francisco. We’ll also hear from Dr. Donald Tashkin of NIDA, the National Institute on Drug Abuse and we’ll hear their opinions on the health consequences of using medical cannabis + "PoppyGate" with Glenn Greenway ++ 2 Drug Truth Network Editorials

Duration:00:28:59

12/16/20 Rev Alexander Sharp

12/15/2020
Reverend Alexander Sharp joins us for the half hour to discuss drug reform progress and roadblocks in 2020

Duration:00:29:00

12/09/20 Michael Krawitz

12/7/2020
Michael Krawitz worked for decades to influence first the US Veterans Administration and just last week to force the World Health Organization and the United Nations to nuance their Drug Treaty to move from "dangerous" to now allow for cannabis research and medicines.

Duration:00:28:59

12/02/20 Diane Goldstein

11/30/2020
Interview of Diane Goldstein, the incoming Exec Dir of Law Enforcement Action Network re changes to drug laws in Canada, the UK, Mexico and around the US + Wash state representative Roger Goodman re decrim efforts in his state.

Duration:00:28:59

11/25/20 Doug McVay

11/24/2020
Special "Oregonization" program with Doug McVay, Brian Bennett & Host Dean Becker. Discussion on what will it take to motivate the masses to seek an end to drug war.

Duration:00:28:59

11/18/20 Brian Bennett

11/16/2020
Brian C. Bennett is a a contributing expert at the James A. Baker III Institute at Rice University. His focus is on drug policy. We discuss the forthcoming first Evident Truth ZOOM Gathering on Sunday Nov 22 at 7PM CDT. (PLEASE READ: Transcript/Comment for details Link Below)

Duration:00:28:59

11/11/20 Dr. Julian Buchanan

11/10/2020
Julian Buchanan a New Zealand Doctor is author of dozens of essays outlining the horrendous failures of drug war policy + Name That Drug By It's Side Effects

Duration:00:28:59

11/04/20 Dr. Khalid Tinasti

11/3/2020
Dr. Khalid Tinasti, Exec Dir of Global Commission on Drugs participates in video production of Seeking The Moral High Ground. +++ LEAP/GLEPHA Webinar: The Police Experience with Overdose Prevention Sites withModerator: Chief Tom Synan, Newtown Police Department, Ohio, Inspector Bill Spearn, Vancouver Police Department, Canada, Staff Sergeant Conor King, Victoria Police Department, Canada

Duration:00:28:59

10/28/20 Dr. Khalid Tinasti

10/27/2020
Pt 2: Dr. Khalid Tinasti, Exec Dir of Global Commission on Drugs participates in video production of Seeking The Moral High Ground.

Duration:00:28:59

10/21/20 Dr. Khalid Tinasti

10/20/2020
Dr. Khalid Tinasti, Exec Dir of Global Commission on Drugs participates in video production of Seeking The Moral High Ground.

Duration:00:28:59

10/14/20 Dean Becker

10/14/2020
Drug Truth Network host Dean Becker travels to Lisbon Portugal to give a speech to the leaders of the European Monitoring Centre on Drugs and Drug Addiction.

Duration:00:28:59

10/07/20 Eric Sterling

10/5/2020
Eric Sterling founder of Criminal Justice Policy Foundation describes his work with the US Congress in escalating the drug laws.

Duration:00:28:59

09/30/20 Perry Kendall

9/29/2020
Doctor Perry Kendall a Canadian Public health physician who was the first Provincial Health Officer for the Canadian province of British Columbia's health ministry and was awarded the Order of British Columbia for contributions to Public health field and to harm reduction policy and practice.

Duration:00:03:00

09/23/2020 Ethan Nadelmann

9/21/2020
Ethan Nadelmann, founder of Drug Policy Alliance joins DTN host Dean Becker to discuss, drug policy, covid, the passing of activist leaders and the forthcoming election.

Duration:00:03:00

09/16/20 Neil Woods

9/14/2020
Neil Woods a long time undercover policeman in the UK is now the Exec Dir of Law Enforcement Action Partnership for all of Europe

Duration:00:03:00

09/09/20 Kevin Zeese

9/7/2020
Kevin Zeese joins DTN host for the whole half hour to discuss drug war politics, racism, corruption and activism. This show contains a portion of a longer interview recorded 8/5/20 as part of forthcoming Claiming the Moral High Ground video special now being dedicated to Kevin, which will be released on 9/11. Sadly Kevin passed from this Earth on September 5. This is a tribute to the mentor to many, this activist extraordinaire.

Duration:00:29:00