Best of 2009: Lawrence Garrison served 19 years behind bars, Neil Franklin, NJ cop & LEAP speaker, UTEP Prof's. Tony Payan & Kathleen Stoudt, Sanho Tree of Institute for Policy Studies, Marc Emery Canada's Prince of Pot, Paul Wright editor Prison Legal News & Dr. Joel Hochman
"Cannabis, Cartels & Crime: Would Legalization Help?" Ambassador Edward Djerejian, Professor William Martin, DEA Agent Gary Hale & Ethan Nadelmann, Dir of the Drug Policy Alliance at the James A. Baker III Institute for Policy Studies
Professor William Martin, James A. Baker III Institute for Policy Studies with new column in Texas Monthly "Texas High" + Alison Myrden of Canada with Law Enforcement Against Prohibition & Winston Francis with Official Govt Truth
Omar Figuero of California Cannabis Initiative, Ethan Nadelmann of Drug Policy Alliance, Neal Peirce of Washington Post, Phil Smith of Drug War Chronicle, Chris Hermes of Americans for Safe Access & Jacob Sullum of Reason Magazine
Paul Armentano of NORML takes listener calls in the first 1 hour Drug Truth Network call in show in more than 6 years. Paul is co-author of a new book: "Marijuana is Safer, So Why are We Driving People to Drink?"
Allan Clear, Exec. Dir. of the Harm Reduction Coalition on what we have wrought & Chris Hermes of Americans for Safe Access on "land mark decision" on medical marijuana + "World's Most Intersting Man" III
Eugene Oscapella, director of Canadian Foundation for Drug Policy + Jet Baker song "Free Eddy Lepp", Winston Francis with "Don't Bother", Claudia Rubin from UK's RELEASE drug program, Jesse Stout of Rhode Island MMJ effort & Doctor Joel Hochman's warning to children about drug use, director National Foundation for the Treatment of Pain
Sanho Tree of Institute for Policy Studies & "Poppygate" report on UN Drug Czar's call to let Afghans glut the opium market + Mark Mauer of the Sentencing Project re drug use rate of criminals & first edition of the "Stupid NEWS"
Mike Gray, chairman of Common Sense for Drug Policy regarding his recent OpEd in the Washinton Post, Radley Balko of Reason Magazine, Bill Moyers speaks to writer David Simon of the Wire + The Abolitionists Moment
Roger Goodman, a Washington State Rep. and director of the King County Bar Associations' drug policy group, discusses regulation and rules necessary to end drug prohibition + US Senator Jim Webb outlines the need to reform America's prison industrial complex.
Time For YOU To Get Involved: Bruce Mirken of Marijuana Policy Project, Matt Simon of New Hampshire medical marijuana effort, Stephen Betzer of Texas’ effort, editorial from Coleen McCool, UK’s Guardian on Colombian coca & report on Australia’s chopper raids on marijuana
Oaksterdam I - Richard Lee, founder of Oaksterdam University, Dale Geringer of California NORML, Roger LaChance of Medical Cannabis Safety Commission, Chris Conrad, publisher and Court Qualified Marijuana Expert, Atty. James Anthony, Atty. Robert Raich & Terry Nelson with LEAP report.
John Delaney, a working Texas judge decries the drug war + Ethan Nadelmann of Drug Policy Alliance says "Just Say No To Kelloggs'" & retired USAF Lt. Col Russ Shaw calls for common sense in the drug war
Cliff Schaffer of DrugLibrary.org re financial impact on waging the drug war & Radley Balko on Michael Phelps, Doug McVay with Drug War Facts, Phil Smith on cartel support of banks & Winston Francis with the Official Government Truth
Loretta Nall regarding the starving of prisoners by an Alabama Sheriff + Terry Nelson of LEAP goes to El Paso, EP councilman Beto O'Rourke, KHOU take on EP call for legalization & Lou Dobbs shows his brain is full of mush