clemency expungement Featured Jen Psaki Joe Biden Marijuana Legislation news prisoners Video Weldon Angelos

Biden Exploring Clemency For Non-Violent Federal Drug Inmates, Advocates Want All Pot Prisoners Released

Biden Exploring Clemency For Non-Violent Federal Drug Inmates, Advocates Want All Pot Prisoners Released
President Biden is considering using his executive authority to grant clemency to people serving federal prison sentences for certain non-violent d…

Article clemency human rights jail Joe Biden Last Prisoner Project Law prisoner united states

Last Prisoner Project Launches Federal Clemency Campaign For People Imprisoned For Cannabis

Last Prisoner Project (LPP) has launched a new initiative to provide President Joe Biden’s Administration with a comprehensive plan to safely and efficiently grant much-needed relief to the tens of thousands of individuals convicted for federal marijua…

Activist Resources Article Cannabis Amnesty CC Features clemency Criminal Injustice drug-policy end the drug war freedom Headline News Justice Last Prisoner Project Newsletter Reimagining drug policy

America’s Longest Serving Nonviolent Cannabis Prisoner To Be Released Following Efforts by Last Prisoner Project

After 32 Years Behind Bars, Richard DeLisi Clemency Approved Christmas is coming early this year for cannabis offender Richard DeLisi and his family. According to prison officials at South Bay Correctional Facility, DeLisi, America’s longest serving no…

cannabis pardon clemency Last Prisoner Project Politics Richard DeLisi

America’s longest-held cannabis captive Richard DeLisi will be set free in December

Richard DeLisi was sentenced to 98 years in prison for marijuana trafficking in Florida. He’ll be freed early in December 2020.
The post America’s longest-held cannabis captive Richard DeLisi will be set free in December appeared first on Leafly.

clemency expungement Last Prisoner Project marijuana arrests Politics prison prison reform sentencing reform

You can help free America’s cannabis prisoners. Here’s how

Yes, people are in prison just for marijuana. Here are their names and what you can do to help release them.
The post You can help free America’s cannabis prisoners. Here’s how appeared first on Leafly.

clemency Gretchen Whitmer incarceration Last Prisoner Project Michael Thompson Michigan Politics war on drugs

If cannabis is legal, why is Michael Thompson serving 40 years in prison?

The Michigan man, 69, sold three pounds of weed in 1994. It’s time for Gov. Gretchen Whitmer to set him free.
The post If cannabis is legal, why is Michael Thompson serving 40 years in prison? appeared first on Leafly.