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Cultural Baggage 2021

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    • 05/12/21
      • Dr. Frank Lucido
      • Doctor Frank Lucido is retiring from general practice but will maintain his medical cannabis practice + Ethan Nadelmann the founder of the DPA discusses prejudice and the drug war.
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    • 05/05/21
      • Clarence Walker
      • Clarence Walker report: "Who Are the Real drug Pushers? Top Executives indicted in Hundreds of Million dollars in Cocaine trafficking" + Jeff Reese former Houston Sheriff Deputy Sergeant with 26 years experience is now President of Houston Peace and Justice Center
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    • 04/28/21
      • Lawrence Pasternack
      • OSU Professor Lawrence Pasternack re OpEd in Tulsa World: What's the best way to regulate legal marijuana? The free market. + Howard Wooldridge is half way across America on his bicycle promoting end of drug war.
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    • 04/21/21
      • Steve Fox
      • STEVE FOX TRIBUTE: With the passing of cannabis reformer extraordinaire Steve Fox we hear from long time associates Bruce Mirken of MPP and Mason Tvert Steves associate at VS. Strategies. According to Marijuana Moment: "Steve was a lead drafter of Colorado’s historic Amendment 64, which legalized cannabis for adult use, and he managed all aspects of the successful campaign behind its passage and implementation. He also conceptualized and co-founded Safer Alternative For Enjoyable Recreation (SAFER), which laid a lot of groundwork for the legalization effort and contributed to a seismic shift in the U.S. cannabis policy debate. In 2009, he co-authored the book “Marijuana Is Safer: So why are we driving people to drink?,” which is based on the SAFER strategy.... Tikkun olam. Mission accomplished."
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    • 04/14/21
      • Paul Armentano
      • Paul Armentano the Deputy Director of NORML discuss more legal states, racial history of drug war and backwards looking Texas politicians + Abbie Rosner, writer for Forbes on advance of legal psychedelics.
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    • 04/07/21
      • Kassandra Frederique
      • Kassandra Frederique the Executive Director of the Drug Policy Alliance on "claiming the moral high ground" in the drug war + DeVaughn Ward, Sr. Counsel of Marijuana Policy Project
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    • 03/31/21
      • Howard Wooldridge
      • Det. Howard Wooldridge (Ret) one of the founders of LEAP is once again crossing the United States. No horse involved this time he is riding his bike to celebrate his 70th birthday. He wears a shirt that says: "Cops Say Legalize Heroin - Ask Me Why" + DTN Editorial: "Drug war is racist, stupid and evil"
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    • 03/24/21
      • Katharine Neill Harris
      • Doctor Katharine Neill Harris testified before the U.S. House Judiciary Committee on the failed war on drugs and solutions based on racial justice and harm reduction.
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    • 03/17/21
      • Ed Forchion
      • Ed Forchion, AKA NJWeedman has been the burr under the saddle of New Jersey politicians for decades, fighting for the rights of cannabis users and jury nullification.
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    • 03/10/21
      • Paul Stanford
      • Paul Stanford, internationally recognized drug reformer hosts Cannabis Common Sense a TV show in Portland. Last week he invited Dean Becker, Drug Truth Network host to be a guest. This audio is less than half the one hour TV program.
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    • 03/03/21
      • Howard Wooldridge
      • Howard Wooldridge founder of Citizens Opposing Prohibition re major reset on drug perspectives,+ Carly Wolf is NORML’s point person RE state policies to discuss progress in New Jersey and Jenn Michelle Pedini is the driving force for cannabis change in Virginia
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    • 02/24/21
      • Doctor Richard Andrews
      • Doctor Richard Andrews discusses the Texas blizzard, covid, overdose and the release of a new report from Fair and Just Prosecution: Reconciling Drug Courts, Decarceration and Harm Reduction.
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    • 02/17/21
      • Roger Goodman
      • Roger Goodman, Chair of the Washington State Public Safety Committee holds a hearing on HB 1499 to decriminalize all drugs. Features sponsor Rep Lauren Davis, Michelle Horn Richberg, Mica Watsman Chesman, Dr. Mark Stern, Dr. Lucinda Grande, Linda Robertson, Monte Levine & Steve Isler. CONTINUES on this weeks Century of Lies with Doug McvVay reporting.
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    • 02/10/21
      • Roger Goodman
      • Roger Goodman is a Washington State Representative, Chair of their House Public Safety Committee who seeks to decriminalize all drugs in Washington State.
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    • 02/03/21
      • Ruth Dreifuss
      • Ruth Dreifuss, who in 1999 was the first woman to hold the Swiss presidency, is the founder and president of the Global Commission on Drug Policy. The commission wants “responsible state control, from production to consumption of drugs” but that the opposite is now the case. “It’s an unregulated market in the hands of criminal groups.”
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    • 01/27/21
      • Debby Goldsberry
      • Debby Goldsberry, long time cannabis activist and dispensary owner re covid caravans of cannabis criminals, pricing, Debby is author of Staring and Running a Marijuana Business. + Houston DA Kim Ogg indicts 12 cops for corruption and 2 for murder of drug users
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    • 01/20/21
      • Dr. Carl Hart
      • 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.
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    • 01/13/21
      • David Herzberg
      • 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.
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    • 01/06/2021
      • Maia Szalavitz
      • 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.
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