Articles tagged with "incarceration"
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Trump pardoned 12 cannabis prisoners on his way out. Here are their storiesDave Howard - Published on January 20, 2021Read more
On his final day in office, Donald Trump pardoned 12 federal marijuana prisoners serving outrageous sentences.
Richard DeLisi, 71, suffers in a Florida prison while others make millions on marijuanaFatma Khaled - Published on July 26, 2020Read more
While DeLisi pushes a walker around his cell, Florida medical marijuana companies will bring in $800 million this year.
Urgent appeal: Free marijuana prisoner Michael Thompson before he dies of COVID-19Bill Levers and Jeff Levers - Published on June 11, 2020Read more
The Michigan man, 69, sold three pounds of weed in 1994. Call Gov. Gretchen Whitmer to set him free before he dies.
It’s time to release cannabis prisoners—like todayDavid Bienenstock - Published on March 27, 2020Read more
With COVID-19 flaring in America’s prisons, governors can save lives by releasing our prisoners of the drug war.
Jurors revolt, refuse to consider felony charges for cannabisBruce Barcott - Published on October 14, 2019Read more
In New Orleans, jurors refused to try a man for possessing an ounce on Bourbon Street. You can too.
California Court: Cannabis in Prison Is OK—if Inmates Don’t InhaleThe Associated Press - Published on June 13, 2019Read more
A state appeals court ruled that California voters legalized possession of less than an ounce of cannabis by adults in 2016, with no exception even for those behind bars.
9 Ways to Help Dads Jailed for CannabisElizabeth Enochs - Published on June 12, 2018Read more
Many of those serving time for cannabis in prison are fathers. Read about all the ways you can help fathers in prison for cannabis this Father’s Day.
9 ways to help moms jailed for cannabisElizabeth Enochs - Published on May 8, 2018Read more
America’s prisons are full of mothers who are serving time for cannabis. Learn about what you can do to help them this Mother’s Day.
Bernard Noble, Serving 13 Years for Two Joints, Granted ParoleBruce Barcott - Published on February 8, 2018Read more
Arrested for bicycling while black, Noble became one of America’s most infamous cannabis prisoners. He’ll be free by this weekend.
Thousands of People Are Still Going to Jail for Cannabis in CaliforniaBen Adlin - Published on November 2, 2016Read more
New study disproves, once again, the myth that “nobody goes to jail for cannabis anymore.” In California, thousands still do.