drugs

October 13, 2015
Prisoner Release (Credit: Flickr - el777mex)

6,000 Inmates To Be Released: Discussing Prisons & Drug Law Reform

October 12, 2015 - Segment 3 - At the end of this month, October 2015, the Justice Department will release some 6,000 inmates from federal prisons as part of new sentencing guidelines for drug crimes. We will discuss the potential effects of this action, and whether it goes far enough.
March 23, 2015
billie

Chasing the Scream: The First and Last Days of the American Drug War

March 20, 2015 - Segment 4 - We speak with Johann Hari, author of Chasing the Scream: The First and Last Days of the American Drug War, about the US's war on drugs and the federal government's fight against Bille Holliday.
August 29, 2014
heroin

Is Baltimore Really The Heroin Capital of America?

August 26, 2014 - Segment 2 - On Wednesday night National Geographic Channel will premiere a feature titled "Drugs, Inc.: The High Wire," which names Baltimore as the "heroin capital of America." We take a close look at heroin abuse in Baltimore, with: Bern McBride, President and CEO of Behavioral Health System Baltimore; Woody Curry, therapist in private practice; and Dr. Scott Nolan, Director of the Drug Addiction Treatment Program at the Open Society Institute-Baltimore.
March 17, 2014
Rapper Rick Ross

How Glamorizing Drugs Is Killing Black Kids

March 17, 2014 - Segment 4 - We'll discuss the latest article by author, filmmaker and Coppin State University teacher D. Watkins. Called How Glamorizing Drugs Is Killing Black Kids, it discusses young people and hip hop about drug dealing.
November 21, 2013
Delegate Heather Mizeur

Gubernatorial Candidate Del. Heather Mizeur Announces Marijuana Legalization Plan for Maryland

November 20, 2013 - Segment 5 - We close out the show with an interview with Democratic gubernatorial candidate Delegate Heather Mizeur, on her just-announced plan to legalize and regulate marijuana.
September 13, 2013
Major Neill Franklin

Ret. Major Neill Franklin on Marijuana in Maryland and the War on Drugs

September 13, 2013 - Segment 3 - Retired Major Neill Franklin, a 33-year police veteran and Executive Director of Law Enforcement Against Prohibition (LEAP) joins us for a conversation on the war on drugs as well as marijuana regulation in Maryland and beyond.
June 25, 2013
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Baltimore City State’s Attorney Gregg Bernstein Talks ACLU Marijuana Report & Homicide Rate In Baltimore

June 25, 2013 - Hour 1 - Baltimore City State's Attorney Gregg Bernstein is in-studio to discuss the challenges facing Baltimore - including a high number of marijuana-related arrests - and solutions for the future.