Back in the 1980s, a young Canadian named Brian O’Dea was running a drug smuggling ring responsible for importing TONS of marijuana into the United States. He left the business and ‘went straight’ long before he was sent to prison for 10 years. Now, Brian O’Dea is a passion advocate for “The Consequences of Choice” — he joins Kojo to explore the highs and lows of his experiences, and current attitudes toward illegal drug use.


  • Brian O'Dea Author, "High: Confessions of an International Drug Smuggler" (Other Press, New York)

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