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Crackdown Productions

The drug war, covered by drug users as war correspondents. Crackdown is a monthly podcast about drugs, drug policy and the drug... more

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Episode 46: The Bench

In Canada, alcohol is legal and we have a safe supply of booze. So why do some people drink mouthwash... more

08 Jul 2024 · 53 minutes
Episode 45: Recriminalization

Politicians and much of the media have been lying and whipping up a moral panic. And now, decriminalization in British... more

10 May 2024 · 49 minutes
Episode 44: Kids on the Block Part 3 – Danny

Right wing politicians say safe supply will hurt kids – that young people will get hooked on drugs they’d otherwise... more

22 Mar 2024 · 38 minutes
Episode 43: Kids on the Block Part 2 – Jade

Rightwing politicians and media pundits want us to fear safe supply and harm reduction. They say these interventions are putting... more

16 Feb 2024 · 57 minutes
Episode 42: Kids on the Block Part 1 – Bones

Across the country, politicians and the media are fearmongering about children’s safety. They’re using a faux concern about families to... more

28 Nov 2023 · 43 minutes
Episode 41: New Front, Old War

Toxic drug deaths continue to break records in BC. We need an immediate expansion on all harm reduction initiatives. More... more

21 Nov 2023 · 42 minutes
Episode 40: Boys Don’t Cry

In the trades there’s a zero-tolerance policy on substance use. But the construction industry relies on drugs. Cocaine and stimulants... more

04 Aug 2023 · 43 minutes
Episode 39: Backlash

A right wing backlash against harm reduction and safe supply is brewing in Canada. Garth Mullins and Sam Fenn tell... more

06 Jul 2023 · 37 minutes
Episode 38: The Knock

Being a mother who uses drugs can put you under constant scrutiny from the government. Especially if you’re Indigenous. You’re... more

01 Jun 2023 · 47 minutes
Episode 37: Drugstore Cowboy

Diversion: a cold, technocratic word for when we give, trade or sell our prescribed meds to someone else. A ghost... more

22 Mar 2023 · 43 minutes
Episode 46: The Bench