Episode 4: Blame

Moms Stop the Harm rallies for decriminalization of illegal drugs at that BC Legislative Assembly in June 2018. (Photo: Alexander Kim)

This is not just some force of nature. Someone is to blame.

You can download a full transcript for Episode 4 here (PDF).

Petra Schulz, co-founder, Moms Stop the Harm. (Photo: Alexander Kim)

Reading List

Werb, D. et al. (2016) The effectiveness of compulsory drug treatment: A systematic review. International Journal of Drug Policy, 28, 1-9.

Beletsky, L. and Davis C.S. (2017) Today’s fentanyl crisis: Prohibition’s Iron Law, revisited. International Journal of Drug Policy 46, 156-159.

Urban Survivors Union. Do Not Prosecute Order/Advance Directive/Living Will: An Advance Request to Limit the Scope of Failed Drug War Policy.

See Beyond, a knowledge translation project partnership between researchers and members of Moms Stop the Harm and mumsDU.

Moms Stop the Harm members march in Victoria, BC to decriminalize illegal drugs. (Photo: Alexander Kim)


Garth Mullins is Crackdown‘s host and executive producer.

Alexander Kim was this month’s lead producer.

Crackdown’s Editorial Board is: Samona Marsh, Shelda Kastor, Greg Fess, Jeff Louden, Dean Wilson, Laura Shaver, Dave Murray, Al Fowler, and Chereece Keewatin (RIP).

Crackdown is produced by Garth Mullins, Alexander Kim, Sam Fenn, Lisa Hale and Gordon Katic. Our scientific adviser is Ryan McNeil from the British Columbia Centre on Substance Use.

The music for this episode was written by Garth Mullins, Sam Fenn, Kai Paulson, and Jacob Dryden.

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