Cultural Baggage 2018

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    • 12/26/18
      • Dean Becker
      • Cultural Baggage for New Years: Drug Truth Network producer Dean Becker for the half hour with music from Becker's band Shotgun Lobotomy
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    • 12/19/18
      • Joseph Ganssle
      • Roman Catholic priest Joseph Ganssle & Commander Brian Paddick in the UK
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    • 12/12/18
      • JS Rafaeli
      • JS Rafaeli, Co-Author "DRUG WARS - The terrifying inside story of Britain's drug trade."
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    • 12/05/18
      • Naomi Burke-Shyne
      • Naomi Burke-Shyne Pres of Harm Reduction Intl, Maya Groos & Charles Haywood of Women W/ Vision, Melissa Broudo of SOAR Inst, Erica Ernst of Chicago Drug User Union & DTN Editorial
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    • 11/28/18
      • Ray Hill
      • Tribute to Ray Hill, KPFT founder, programmer, icon has died. Amy Morales Rays' Death Dula joins us for the half hour. Ray Hill had been a teen evangelist, a quarterback at his High School, a cat burglar, a radio host, a gay ex-con who somehow managed to crusade for both LGBT causes and prisoners' rights. Ray swayed a couple of supreme court decisions and made his way into history.
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    • 11/21/18
      • Michael Considine
      • Michael Considine of N American Syringe Exchange, Iqbal Sunderani Pres of BTNX, Nora Hannah of Until There Is A Cure & Sarah Hashmall of AidsUnited.org
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    • 11/14/18
      • Paul Armentano
      • Paul Armentano, Deputy Director of NORML joins guest co host Doug McVay and host Dean Becker for the full half hour to discuss election results for marijuana around the US
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    • 11/07/18
      • Shannon Riley
      • Shannon Riley of Vancouver Coastal Health, Shiloh Murphy of Natl Drug Users Union, Lynell Clancy of Harm Reduction Svc, Elizabeth Macintosh of HIPS, Greg May of Indiana & Jasmine Budnella of Vocal NY. Recorded at Harm Reduction Conference New Orleans.
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    • 10/31/18
      • Lawrence Pasternack
      • Lawrence Pasternack, Prof at Okla State University re new medical marijuana laws, from Harm Reduction Conference Cory Escovedo of St Jamees Infirmary & Colin Dwyer of Opiate Crisis Response Fund.
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    • 10/24/18
      • Monique Tula
      • From New Orleans, Harm Reduction Conference with HRC Exec Dir Monique Tula, Gary Langis, John Koch & Denise Cullen from GRASP
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    • 10/17/18
      • William Dolphin
      • William Dolphin and Michelle Newhart, co authors of "The Medicalization of Marijuana - Legitimacy, stigma and the Patient Experience" , join us live for the full half hour
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    • 10/10/18
      • Jay Hall
      • Jay Hall, Houston Police Lt. (retired after 24 years) author of OpEd in Houston Chronicle: Texas’ two U.S. senators are undermining the state’s role as a leader in revamping overly harsh sentencing laws and reducing mass incarceration. + Matt Elrod Canadian Drug Reformer re US propaganda role in perpetuating eternal war.
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    • 10/03/18
      • Beto Orourke
      • Eunessis Hernandez of Drug Policy Alliance, CA Gov Brown vetoes Safe Injection, Charles Hawthorne of Harm Reduction Coalition re forthcoming conference in New Orleans Oct 18, Texas Governor Debate on Cannabis, Abbott Vs. Valdez, US Congressman Beto O'Rourke in Wash DC and in Austin + Willie Nelson's new song Vote 'Em Out
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    • 09/26/18
      • Monique Tula
      • Monique Tula, the Executive Director of the Harm Reduction Coalition re forthcoming conference Oct 18-21 & need to refocus US efforts on drug addiction + Hannah Hetzer of Drug Policy Alliance re Trumps "taking charge" of drug problem at UN + UN Ambassador Nikki Haley, Donald Trump & Dallas Pastor George Mason re shooting of Botham Shem Jean.
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    • 09/20/18
      • Jacob Sullum
      • Jacob Sullum, Editor of Reason magazine re failure and futility of drug war + Kinky Friedman "Governor of the heart of Texas"
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    • 09/13/18
      • Paul Armentano
      • Paul Armentano, Deputy Dir of NORML re marijuana research, Big Marijuana, pricing, guns & weed, CBD & more + Willie Nelson & Beto O'Rourke Gig & Republican protests
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    • 09/06/18
      • Shaleen Title
      • Shaleen Title, Massachusetts Cannabis Control Commissioner, Dominic Holden reporter for Buzzfeed re White House propaganda, US Rep Beto O'Rourke speaks at prayer breakfast & advice from beyond the grave from George Carlin
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    • 08/30/18
      • Beto O'Rourke
      • Congressman Beto O'Rourke, running for US Senate in Texas wants to end the drug war, Boston Globe reporter Felice Freyer re fentanyl crisis & Debby Goldsberry owner of Magnolia Wellness in Oakland on the advance of Big Marijuana
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    • 08/23/18
      • Alexander Sharp
      • Reverend Alexander Sharp, Director of Clergy for a New Drug Policy + Bill Fried of LEAP re OpEd in Balt Sun & Howard Wooldridge of LEAP re heroin "cure" in Switzerland
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    • 08/16/18
      • Geoffrey Guy
      • Geoffrey Guy, Chairman of GW Pharmaceuticals discusses Epideliex their cannabis medicine soon to be sold in the US, Irv Rosenfeld a man supplied with 300 cannabis cigarettes every 28 days by the FDA & Tony Papa of the DPA whose art will be included in a Houston Museum art show
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    • 08/09/18
      • Inge Fryklund
      • Inge Fryklund, LEAP board member re reason for migration, Mary Jane Borden re Ohio medical cannabis situ, Jag Davies of Drug Policy Alliance re success of decriminalization in US
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    • 08/02/18
      • Dana Larsen
      • Dana Larsen of British Colombia Canada is an author and activist who wants to legalize all drugs + Maria McFarland Sanchez-Moreno Exec Dir of Drug Policy Alliance
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    • 07/26/18
      • Irv Rosenfeld
      • Irv Rosenfeld, a Florida stockbroker receives 300 pre rolled cannabis cigarettes every 28 days from NIDA, Kory Watkins a Texas activist seeks to Free The Weed!
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    • 07/19/18
      • Mitch Earlywine
      • Dr. Mitch Earlywine on cannabis science/progress, Chris Alexander re legal weed in New York, Heather Fazio re forthcoming cannabis conference in Austin, Colorado widow losing death benefits over legal cannabis
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    • 07/12/18
      • Maia Szalavitz
      • Maia Szalavitz author of Unbroken Brain, Brad Burge of Multidisciplinary Association for Psychedelic Studies & Paul Armentano Dep. Dir of National Organization for Reform of Marijuana Laws
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    • 07/04/18
      • Eric Sterling
      • Special Edition: Eric Sterling Director of Criminal Justice Policy Foundation in Washington DC re drug war fiasco + DTN Editorial "When will drug war failure bring focus to bear?"
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    • 06/28/18
      • James Gierach
      • Former Chicago prosecutor James Gierach, Lisa Raville Exec Dir Harm Reduction Action Center Denver, Norma Sapp re Okla legal Cannabis & Rep Beto O'Rourke re failure of drug war
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    • 06/21/18
      • Art Acevedo
      • Houston Police Chief Art Acevedo, Sanho Tree of Institute for Policy Studies in Wash DC & Amy Povah re Presidential pardons
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    • 6/14/18
      • Diane Goldstein
      • Lt. Diane Goldstein, Law Enforcement Action Partnership Chairman of the Board, Michael Krawitz report on UN proceeding in Geneva
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    • 06/07/18
      • Jodie James
      • Jodie James of Florida Cannabis Action Network, Shaleen Title Commissioner on the Massachusetts Cannabis Commission & Matt Elrod re Canada's forthcoming legalization of cannabis + DTN Editorial
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    • 05/31/18
      • Jason Reed
      • Jason Reed, Executive Director of Law Enforcement Action Partnership - UK re British Medical Journal recent embrace of ending the drug war, preventable diseases and overdose deaths & much more.
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    • 05/24/18
      • Mason Tvert
      • Mason Tvert goes back to work for Marijuana Policy Project, Matt Elrod Canadian drug reformer, Dr. Melanie Dreher re long term use of cannabis
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    • 05/17/18
      • Deborah Small
      • Deborah Peterson Small speaks at Patients Out of Time Conf, Paul Armentano of NORML re drug war hypocrisy and lies, Jasmine Budnella of Vocal NY, Melissa Moore of Drug Policy Alliance in NY
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    • 05/10/18
      • Phil Smith
      • Phil Smith of Stop the Drug War, Rachel Luba re Cannabis use for end of life, Jodie Emery re Canada cannabis situation
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    • 05/03/18
      • Christoph Buerki
      • Dr. Christoph Buerki the Swiss designer heroin injection program Pt2, Howard Wooldridge Dir Citizens Opposing Prohibition, Sen Chuck Schumer, Dr Gupta & Dr Oz
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    • 04/26/18
      • Christoph Buerki
      • Dr. Christoph Buerki the Swiss designer of their decades old, very successful heroin injection program, Prof William Martin of James A Baker Institute, Asha Bandale of DPA re Prince OD, Dr. Sanjay Gupta re cannabis relieving heroin addiction.
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    • 04/19/18
      • Lucas Wiessing
      • Lucas Wiessing Chief scientist for the European Monitoring Centre for Drugs and Drug Addiction, a few words from Dr. Christoph Buerki, the designer of the decades old and very successful Swiss heroin injection program and we hears a few words from Portugal's Drug Czar Dr. Joao Goulao. + Neill Franklin, Exec Dir of LEAP.
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    • 04/13/18
      • Don Wirtshafter
      • Don Wirtshafter re deadly synthetic "marijuana", Doug McVay re forthcoming Patients Out of Time Cannabis conference, Katherine Neill Harris at Rice Panel on Cannabis, Okla Solicitor General Mithun Mansinghani at Rice
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    • 04/06/18
      • Daryl Atkinson
      • Dean Becker speech to European Monitoring Centre for Drugs & Drug Addiction, Daryl Atkinson of Forward Justice in Lisbon, Becker presentation to Federalist Society at Rice Univ. + "Rat Park"
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    • 03/30/18
      • Joao Goulao
      • Dr Joao Goulao, Portugal's Drug Czar sits down to a lengthy interview with DTN Reporter Dean Becker + Sanho Tree discusses his Op-Ed in NYT: "The War on Drugs Breeds Crafty Traffickers"
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    • 03/23/18
      • Joao Goulao
      • Dr Joao Goulao, Portuguese General Director of Addictive Behaviors (Drug Czar) & Asha Bandele of Drug Policy Alliance conference on changing America's drug laws/perspectives.
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    • 03/16/18
      • Ethan Russo
      • Maricela Orozco from Caravan for Peace, interpretation by Daniel Joloy , Ellecer Carlos, of the Philippine Alliance of Human Rights Advocates, Dr. Ethan Russo re Patients Out Of Time & Bob Wenzel of Target Liberty
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    • 03/09/18
      • Marsha Rosenbaum
      • This weeks one hour show features: Marsha Rosenbaum of DPA, Tx Judge John Delaney, Denise Cullen of GRASP, Mary Lynn Mathre of Patients Out of Time, Irv Rosenfeld Fed Cannabis patient, Phil Smith of Alternet and Troy Farah of "The Fix"
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    • 03/02/18
      • Maria McFarland Sanchez-Moreno
      • Maria McFarland Sanchez-Moreno author THERE ARE NO DEAD HERE - A STORY OF MURDER AND DENIAL IN COLOMBIA + Protest Philippine President Duterte's drug insanity, Hou Atty David Jones re racist judges in Houston, Abolitionist Moment, cohost Liliana Noonan.
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    • 02/23/17
      • Doug McVay
      • Doug McVay editor Drug War Facts, host of Century of Lies, Steve Downing Dep Police Chief of LA (ret), Beto O'Rourke running for Ted Cruz Senate seat, Howard Wooldridge heads up Citizens Opposing Prohibition in Wash DC, Mary Kay Villaverde of Families for Sensible Drug Policy
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    • 02/16/18
      • Rick Steves
      • Benefits of Drug War? Travel Guru Rick Steves, Eric Sterling of Criminal Justice Policy Foundation & LEAP, Eugene Oscapella Canadian Barrister & Superior Court Judge James P Gray find no benefit whatsoever.
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    • 02/09/18
      • Laura Thomas
      • Diane Goldstein new Chair of LEAP, Laura Thomas of DPA, CNN examines Jeff Sessions, RCMP Drug Squad Rpt, Tony Papa re Louisiana travesty, Jimmy Kimmel & Sessions, Tessie Castillo of NC Harm Reduction, Kate Bell of Marijuana Policy Project, Philip Blanton busted in TX roasted for a year & CBS Dallas re 6 year old hemp patient
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    • 02/02/18
      • Dennis Peron
      • Dennis Peron, the God Father of Medical Cannabis dead at 72. Feat: Jeff Jones, Phil Smith, Philadelphia Fox Rpt on Safe Injection Facility, 70 busted for small bag of weed, Columbia Univ panel on drug reform
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    • 01/26/18
      • Ethan Nadelmann
      • Ethan Nadelmann former Dir of DPA, Betty Aldworth at Hempfest, former Chicago prosecutor James Gierach, Dr. Joel Hochman's advice to drug victims + Trump, editorials, Safe Injection news & Willie Nelson. Hour show (58:00)
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    • 01/19/18
      • Lynn Paltrow
      • Lynn Paltrow Dir of Advocates for Pregnant Women, Katherine Neill Harris of James Baker Inst, Sen Cory Booker, Rep Barbara Lee & Rep Ro Khanna
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    • 01/12/18
      • Robert Melamede
      • Dr. Robert Melamede, KS Rep Steve Alford, Norma Sapp of OK NORML, Gavin Newsome Lt Gov of CA, Ron Paul retired US Rep, Atty Omar Figuroa, OR Gov Kate Brown, Steve DeAngelo of Harborside, Norm Stamper former Police Chief of Seattle, LEAP Speaker
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    • 01/05/18
      • Richard Lee
      • Legal Pot in CA: Steve DeAngelo of Harborside, Richard Lee of Oaksterdam U, Debby Goldsberry of Magnolia wellness, Diane Goldstein of LEAP, Atty Gen Jeff Sessions & Paul Armentano of NORML
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