Dan Addario, Drug War Veteran: History And Ideas On How To fight Today’s War on Drugs

Drug Abuse

On a few previous shows we touched on the global problem of drug abuse (of both legal and illegal drugs) primarily looking at the problem from a therapeutic perspective, specifically related to opiate withdrawal technologies. But the problem is much bigger than that.

Daniel Addario with marijuana, Photo Credit: Daniel Addario

Daniel Addario

Mr. Daniel Addario spent close to 3 decades with the U.S. Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA), rising to the role of Special Agent in Charge, the highest-ranking field agent for the DEA under five presidents, heading up anti-drug operations in 13 countries throughout South American, South East Asia, as well as in the U.S.

Daniel Addario at Khunsa, Photo Credit: Daniel Addario
Daniel Addario with General Pao Sarasin, Photo Credit: Daniel Addario

On this show we will hear from Dan:

About his background, where he grew up, how he became interested in law enforcement, and his amazing path from his first undercover street assignment to being at the epicenter of the capture of drug kingpins, warlords, and dictators. His thoughts on the legalization and decriminalization of marijuana. His thoughts on holding doctors and big pharma accountable for the opioid epidemic. His thoughts on crop substitution programs. His thoughts on the Philadelphia SafeHouse program. His thoughts on CIA and State Department interference in the DEA’s operations.

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