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Cultural Baggage 2019

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    • 12/25/19
      • Marsha Rosenbaum
      • Marsha Rosenbaum of DPA author Safety First school curriculum, Nurse Ken Wolski LTE in Trentonian + Debbie Churgain Dir of Americans for Safe Access
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    • 12/18/19
      • Jeremy Kryt
      • Jeremy Kryt story Why the Drug War Can’t Be Won—Cartel Corruption Goes All the Way to the Top + Eric Sterling of Criminal Justice Policy Foundation on birth of drug reform
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    • 12/11/19
      • Ira Glasser
      • Ira Glasser, ACLU Dir (Ret), Drug Policy Alliance co founder & Jessie Dunleavy author Cover My Dreams in Ink + DTN Editorial
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    • 12/04/19
      • Howard Josepher
      • Howard Josepher drug reform pioneer, Rafael Torruella Puerto Rico Harm Reductionist, tribute to passing of George McMahon Federal Marijuana patient + DTN editorial
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    • 11/27/19
      • Richard Van Wickler
      • Richard Van Wickler past Chairman of Law Enforcement Action Partnership, Lindy Clapp of Harm Reduction Service, Kristian Karas of DanceSafe, Sera Davidow of W. Massachussets Recovery & Author of Unbroken Brain Maia Szalavitz
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    • 11/20/19
      • Colleen Cowles
      • Atty Colleen Cowles author of War On Us, Canadian barrister/professor Eugene Oscapella & Director of LEAP UK, author Neil Woods
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    • 11/13/19
      • Ethan Nadelmann
      • REFORM conference in St. Louis with Ethan Nadelmann Drug Policy Alliance founder, Rev. Edwin Sanders of Metropolitan Church in Nashville & Chad Sabora of St. Louis harm reduction group Monetwork.org
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    • 11/06/19
      • Richard Andrews
      • Dr. Richard Andrews is running for the Texas state Senate seat Dist. 13, Chicago to follow Oakland and Denver re Psychedelics? - Dr. Albert Hoffman speaks fondly of his child LSD
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    • 10/30/19
      • John Conyers
      • John Conyers, US Congressman has passed away at age 90. We listen back to his visits to the Cultural Baggage program over the decades + Lucas Wiessing, Chief Scientist of European Monitoring Centre on Drugs and Drug Abuse
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    • 10/23/19
      • Matt Simon
      • Matt Simon the New England Political Director for the Marijuana Policy Project & a couple moments with Kim Ogg the DA of Houston, Harris County Texas
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    • 10/16/19
      • Will Foster
      • Will Foster once sentenced to 93 years for 5 plants is now a powerful and potent weed grower in Okla, Aaron Ruth of Johnny Appleseed Dispensary, Dean Mitchel of Ma & Pa Canna Shops + Houston Atty Russell Webb
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    • 10/09/19
      • Norma Sapp
      • Happy Highlife Harvest time in Oklahoma. Norma Sapp, Max Walters, Doctor Jack Sneeden, Grizzly, Uncle Grumpy, Troy from Herbal House.
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    • 10/02/19
      • Eric Sterling
      • Eric Sterling is the Exec Dir of the Criminal Justice Policy Foundation in DC. We discuss needless fentanyl deaths, congressional oversight of drug penalties and the Washington Posts failure to focus on fact over fiction.
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    • 09/25/19
      • Ethan Russo
      • Dr. Ethan Russo Editorial "Cannabis and Pain" in Oxford Academic + Vincent Lopez "The cannons of truth are upon us" re cannabis.
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    • 09/18/19
      • Nathan Beedle
      • Nathan Beedle Misdemeanor Division Chief of the Harris County District Attorney's office re hemp/cannabis, vapes, hash, edibles, flowers, extracts etc + Paul Armentano Deputy Dir of NORML re vape cartridge deaths, forthcoming Federal law changes & more
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    • 09/11/19
      • John Baucum
      • Cannabis Conf in Austin, John Baucum Dir RAMP, Jay Hall Houston Police Lt. (Ret), Aubree Adams Parents Opposed to Pot, Ryan Poppy Moderator
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    • 09/04/19
      • Chris Conrad
      • Chris Conrad, Mikki Norris and Paul Stanford report from Mexico City's "Expo Weed" + Atty Will Hutson "Is it Hemp or Is it Weed" for the nation & DA Kim Ogg of Houston, speaks at major Marijuana Conference.
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    • 08/28/19
      • Roger Goodman
      • Washington State Representative Roger Goodman re no arrests for possession, Houston DA KIm OGG with Indictiment of narcs for Felony Murder, Attorneys sing: Hemp Or Weed
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    • 08/21/19
      • John Baucum
      • John Baucum President of Republicans Against Marijuana Prohibition re Labor day weekend cannabis conference in Texas, Maggie Volpo of Ladybud.org re confining control by corporate cannabis + Okla Dispensary Kidnapping, UK opioid report via ITV & Philadelphia attempts to set up safe injection site
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    • 08/14/19
      • Phil Smith
      • Phil Smith of Stop the Drug War re hemp law hoopla, Paul Stanford re release of new movie Green Goddess, pep talk from Trump, Volcano benefits COPD patient, DTN Editorial
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    • 08/07/19
      • Clay Conrad
      • Attorney Clay Conrad perspectives on hemp, marijuana, drug dogs & more + Seth Schibler regarding conspiracy charges against Eapen Thampy in Missouri
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    • 07/31/19
      • Norma Sapp
      • Norma Sapp, Oklahoma reformer re progress, ease of new medical cannabis law, Steve Downing, Dep Chief of LAPD, retired and Adrian Garcia, former Sheriff of Houston regarding amazing bail reform
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    • 07/24/19
      • Joao Goulao
      • Dr Joao Goulao, Portugal's Drug Czar Part 2, Sheila Vakharia of DPA re overdose death rates & memorials for Paul Krassner & Mark Kleiman
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    • 07/17/19
      • Dr Joao Goulao
      • Dr Joao Goulao, Portugal's Drug Czar sits down to a lengthy interview with DTN Reporter Dean Becker
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    • 07/10/19
      • Tyler Broker
      • Tyler Broker an attorney has column on Above the Law titled The Case for Legalizing All Drugs Plus NY Times reporter Emily Bazalon has a new book Charged - The New Movement to Transform American Prosecution and End Mass Incarceration
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    • 07/03/19
      • Kim Ogg
      • Kim Ogg the District Attorney of Houston/Harris County Texas for the half hour. We discuss marijuana & hemp and conflicting laws, paraphernalia, Misdemeanor Marijuana Diversion Program, cops ability to search based on hemp smell, number of prosecutors, bail bonds, the Harding Street bust the corruption there of, gangs, Portugal & decrim, Switzerland and Heroin, overdose deaths, safe consumption facilities , what glue holds the drug war together
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    • 06/26/19
      • Ray Lakeman
      • Ray Lakeman a British citizen lost his two boys to drug overdose and now wants to legalize all drugs. Reverend Alexander Sharp tours Canadian Safe Injection Facilities and seeks to save young lives.
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    • 06/19/19
      • Deborah Small
      • JUNETEENTH: Deborah Small of Drug Policy Alliance and Neill Franklin of Law Enforcement Action Partnership discuss racism in America, from time of Lincolns freeing the slaves, till the current date.
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    • 06/12/19
      • Ed Rosenthal
      • Ed Rosenthal, the "Guru of Ganja" has a new book: Marijuana Garden Saver + Paul Stanford battles big marijuana in Oregon
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    • 06/05/19
      • Ethan Russo
      • Doctor Ethan Russo re CBD, hemp, vape pens, dabbing & more, Dr. Carl Hart dispels "radical" label & Dan Linn of Illinois NORML & legal weed
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    • 05/29/19
      • Christoph Buerki
      • Interview with Dr. Christoph Buerki the designer of the Swiss Heroin injection program that since 1993 has allowed for more than 27,000,000 injections of pure Heroin with zero overdose deaths.
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    • 05/22/19
      • Ron Paul
      • Winning the War on the War on Drugs: Congressman Ron Paul, former NYPD detective John Baeza, Jacob Sullum Editor of Reason Magazine
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    • 05/15/19
      • Howard Wooldridge
      • DTN Editorial: Prohibition is Evil, Howard Wooldridge Dir of COP Citizens Opposing Prohibition + Paul Armentano of NORML & Art Way of the Drug Policy Alliance
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    • 05/08/19
      • Alexis Pleus
      • Alexis Pleus Exec Dir of Truth Pharm Inc., Joey Mogul of Chicago Torture Justice Memorial & Ali of All Of Us Or None
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    • 05/01/19
      • Stanton Peele
      • Dr. Stanton Peele joins us for the full half hour to discuss his forthcoming book: "Outgrowing Addiction - With Common Sense Instead of "Disease" Therapy"
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    • 04/24/19
      • Ethan Nadelmann
      • Ethan Nadelmann the founder and former Exec Dir of Drug Policy Alliance + Chris Whitener supporter of Patients out of Time & Exec Dir of Magical Butter.
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    • 04/17/19
      • John Delaney
      • Cannabis Therapeutics 1, Laura Lagano author of CBD Oil Miracle, William Simpson of CannaCrafted, Dale Geiringer of Ca NORML + Judge John Delaney testifies re cannabis to Texas Legislature.
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    • 04/10/19
      • Miss Ian
      • DPA Conf III: Miss Ian of San Francisco Drug Users Union, Maddie Magnuson of Health Equity Alliance, Marsha Jenn-Charles of Brotherhood, Sister Sol + Joe Biden & President trump
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    • 04/03/19
      • T Dubbb O
      • St Louis Drug Policy Conference I - Ferguson rap artist T-Dubb-O, Chad Sabora of Monet, Rodney Holcombe DPA Atty + Presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke visits Houston
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    • 03/27/19
      • Paul Armentano
      • Paul Armentano of NORML re "marijuana psychosis", Jodi James of Florida Cannabis Action Network, Nurse Mary Lynn Mathre of Patients Out Of Time & NIDA Scientist Dr. Donald Tashkin on safety of marijuana
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    • 03/20/19
      • Ed Fourcion
      • New Jersey Weedman, Ed Fourchion set to sell weed at statehouse to challenge supposed legalization, Rob announces April 6 Cannabis Expo, Cornel Prof. Christopher Wildeman re "Nearly Half of US Families Have Had Relatives Behind Bars", Spoorthi Kamepalli re Baker Institute Seminar/Judging
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    • 03/13/19
      • Julia Negron
      • Julia Negron speaks of need for harm reduction in Florida, Kassandra Frederique of DPA re renewed compassion in US, Tony Papa of DPA re sentencing disparity, Justin George reporter with Marshall Program & Howard Wooldridge re UN call for decriminalization of drugs
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    • 03/06/19
      • Judge Gray
      • Superior Court Judge James P. Gray, (ret) discusses failure and futility of drug war. Tex House Hearing on HB63 Marijuana Decrim with Ronny Moore Asst Police Chief, David Sloan of DFW & Natl NORML, Senior District Court Judge John Delaney
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    • 02/27/19
      • Richard Andrews
      • Dr. Richard Andrews is a Houston family doctor who is co-chair of the National Task Force on Hepatitis B. He has a particular interest in the overlap between drug use, drug policy and hepatitis. + Matt Simon of Marijuana Policy Project regarding progress on drug laws in New England.
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    • 02/20/19
      • Senator John Whitmire
      • Drug Truth Network Editorial re fiasco bust in Houston, interview with Texas Senator John Whitmire + US Congressional Hearing on Safe Banking Act for marijuana business owners and employees featuring Fiona Ma California Sec of Treasury & Maj Neill Franklin Exec Dir of Law Enforcement Action Partnership, LEAP.cc
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    • 02/13/19
      • Joe Moody
      • Rep Joe Moody re cannabis law change in Texas, Heather Fazio of Texans for Responsible Marijuana Policy & Christopher Redfearn victim of Texas asset forfeiture
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    • 02/06/19
      • Alex Wodak
      • Dr. Alex Wokak is a physician and the director of the Alcohol and Drug Service, at St Vincent's Hospital, in Sydney, Australia. Wodak is a notable advocate of drug reform laws. Wodak helped establish the National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre, the NSW Users AIDS Association, and the Australian Society of HIV Medicine. Wodak is President of the Australian Drug Law Reform Foundation and was President of the International Harm Reduction Association. Wodak also helped open Australia's first needle exchange programme and the first medically supervised injecting centre in Kings Cross
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    • 01/30/19
      • Lui Larotta
      • Lui LaRotta, Chairman. Harris County Republican Auxiliary Clubs , John Baucum, political director of Republicans Against Marijuana Prohibition, Jason Tarasek re Minnesota Legislature to Consider Ending Marijuana Prohibition & Emily Kaltenbach of DPA re N. Mexico move to make drug possession a misdemeanor
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    • 01/23/19
      • Shaleen Title
      • Shaleen Title is a Massachusetts Cannabis Commissioner who wrote an OpEd in Boston Globe call for end of drug prohibition
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    • 01/16/19
      • Sunil Aggarwal
      • Dr. Sunil Aggarwal, co-founder of Advanced Integrative Medical Science Institute in Seattle, potential AG Bill Barr & Jodie Emery of Cannabis Culture on CTV
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    • 01/09/19
      • Richard Lee
      • Interviews with Richard Lee founder of Oaksterdam University and Ann Lee his mother and founder of Republicans Against Marijuana Prohibition + John Baucum the political director of RAMP
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    • 01/02/19
      • Neill Franklin
      • Major Neill Franklin, Exec Director of Law Enforcement Action Partnership joins host Dean Becker for the full half hour
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