Drug Policy Facts Podcast #16 is available for download.

This week: Russian drug policies drive record high rates of HIV and Hepatitis C related to injection drug use; a police chief proves the value of accurate factual information; and we get to kick Dick Nixon around a little bit more. Listen, download, and subscribe from here: http://www.podcastgarden.com/episode/drug-policy-facts-16_12152

The new Drug Policy Facts Podcast is online!

This week: Oregon moves closer to putting marijuana on the 2014 ballot; the monitoring the future survey looks at drug use among today's high school students; and members of Congress leading the efforts to end prohibition and reform U S drug policies. Download/listen/subscribe!

The Download, listen, and subscribe from http://www.podcastgarden.com/episode/drug-policy-facts-14_11043>new Drug War Facts podcast is online. This week's installment is #14 in the series.

This week: Preventing overdose deaths; Sweden begins to reluctantly embrace harm reduction; and Attorney General Eric Holder talks about criminal justice reform and the injustice of felony disenfranchisement.

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Issue In Focus

“As has been well documented, I smoked pot as a kid, and I view it as a bad habit and a vice, not very different from the cigarettes that I smoked as a young person up through a big chunk of my adult life. I don’t think it is more dangerous than alcohol.” That is a direct quote from President Barack Obama, from an interview with David Remnick in the January 27, 2014 edition of the New Yorker Magazine. That may be the only part of the interview that a lot of folks have heard about. It's an incredible interview, well worth the read, and it's available for free online at

The new Drug War Facts Podcast is online! This week we speculate about tonight's state of the union address, hear from US Attorney General Eric Holder about federal sentencing reform, learn how states are reducing their prison populations, and find out about sexual violence behind bars. Download, listen, and subscribe from:
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