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Ep. 35 - Has legal marijuana destroyed Colorado?

Ep. 35 - Has legal marijuana destroyed Colorado?

February 16, 2020

More ER visits? Higher youth arrest rates? And what about driving under the influence? Mike & Christina respond to the points made in this op-ed on why the author believes legal marijuana has devastated Colorado:

https://www.usatoday.com/story/opinion/2017/08/07/marijuana-devastated-colorado-dont-legalize-nationally-jeff-hunt-column/536010001/

 

Ep. 34 - Market, Substance, User - Why drug prohibition causes more harm than regulation

Ep. 34 - Market, Substance, User - Why drug prohibition causes more harm than regulation

February 2, 2020

On the first anniversary of our podcast, we zoom all the way out to clarify why the whole concept of drug prohibition simply can't work. Not because we haven't tried hard enough, but because the approach is fundamentally incompatible with reducing harm. If we want to reduce harm, regulation is the way to go. Here's why we think that's true. 

Ep. 33 - Interview: Sgt. Terry Blevins - Changing my mind on the Drug War

Ep. 33 - Interview: Sgt. Terry Blevins - Changing my mind on the Drug War

January 19, 2020

Sgt. Terry Blevins has worked in numerous capacities in law enforcement, and now advocates for an end to the drug war. What changed his mind, and what trends does he see in law enforcement as reform gains steam? Join us on the show today. 

Ep. 32 - Answering “But doesn’t prison help some people?” and other objections to reform

Ep. 32 - Answering “But doesn’t prison help some people?” and other objections to reform

January 5, 2020

3 objections to reform: "Doesn't prison help some people?" "Isn't decriminalizing use better than legalizing the substance?" and "Haven't we gone far enough on drug policy reform?" We answer these objections on today's show. 

Ep. 31 - Interview: Catharine Cooper - The drug arrest that changed our lives

Ep. 31 - Interview: Catharine Cooper - The drug arrest that changed our lives

December 22, 2019

Catharine Cooper shares the powerful story of how criminalization of drugs - not the drugs themselves - changed the trajectory of her son's life. 

Ep. 30 - Why do you want your kids growing up with legal drugs?

Ep. 30 - Why do you want your kids growing up with legal drugs?

December 8, 2019

Christina and Mike answer the listener question, “What would the world look like if all drugs were legal, and why is that the world you want your kids to live in?”

Ep. 29 - Interview: Christina Dent on Now.See.Hear. Podcast with Jack Criss - Why drugs?

Ep. 29 - Interview: Christina Dent on Now.See.Hear. Podcast with Jack Criss - Why drugs?

November 24, 2019

End It For Good's Christina Dent joins the Now.See.Hear. podcast with Jack Criss for a special guest podcast, to discuss why the issue of how we approach drugs is so important, and what changed her mind on it. 

Ep. 28 - Interview: Chief Mike Ward - A police chief, a funeral, and a hire that changed police response in their city

Ep. 28 - Interview: Chief Mike Ward - A police chief, a funeral, and a hire that changed police response in their city

November 10, 2019

Chief Mike Ward has spent his career in law enforcement, but was frustrated at how little they could do to help so many of the people they came in contact with, particularly people struggling with drug addiction. So he did something they had never done before, and successfully changed the landscape of police response in their community.  

Ep. 27 - Interview: Timothy King - Part 2 - Grace changed his addiction, research changed his mind

Ep. 27 - Interview: Timothy King - Part 2 - Grace changed his addiction, research changed his mind

October 27, 2019

Timothy King is the author of "Addiction Nation: What the opioid crisis reveals about us." He shares the conversation that started him on the path to recovery, and what changed his mind about the Drug War.

Ep. 26 - Interview: Timothy King - William Wilberforce’s addiction and Christianity’s response to drugs

Ep. 26 - Interview: Timothy King - William Wilberforce’s addiction and Christianity’s response to drugs

October 6, 2019

Timothy McMahan King, author of the new book "Addiction Nation," explores the transformative power of grace, how Christians can respond to the war on drugs, and why our world may have looked very different had the drug war raged while William Wilberforce was alive.