Political pressure stops research, and the CDC is talking again about prescription drug overdoses - it's the Drug Policy Facts for July 1, 2014.

A House subcommittee looks at federal marijuana policy, and we look ahead to Thursday’s Global Day Of Action Against the War on Drugs. It’s the Drug Policy Facts podcast for June 24, 2014.

This week: Dean Becker of the Drug Truth Network talks about his new book and a debate challenge, plus it’s the 43rd anniversary of methadone maintenance in the US. It’s the drug policy facts podcast for June 17, 2014.

This week: The House of Representatives votes to forbid the Justice Department from going after state-legal medical cannabis facilities, and the European Union’s drugs monitoring agency reports on rates of drug use in the EU – it’s the Drug Policy Facts podcast for June 3, 2014.

This week: Hemp seeds are going to Kentucky; the constitutionality of cannabis scheduling is going to federal court; urine testing in the cannabis industry is going nowhere, so far; and the Oregon Medical Marijuana Program goes ahead with dispensaries. It's the Drug Policy Facts podcast for May 13, 2014.