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Richard DeLisi, Longest-Serving Pot inmate in US, to Get Early Freedom

Richard DeLisi was sentenced to 90 years in Polk County court. The man described as the longest-serving inmate for marijuana crimes in the country will be out of a South Florida prison before Christmas. Richard DeLisi, sentenced to 90 years by a Polk C…

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Kiwibank Shuts Down ‘Green Fairy’ Account After Giving Her ‘Local Hero’ Medal

“Green fairy” Rose Renton is having her Kiwibank account shut down less than a year after the same bank awarded her a “local hero” medal. Renton has been a prominent campaigner for medicinal cannabis since the death of her son Alex in 2015, for whom sh…

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Manitoba Man Taking Province to Court Over Ban on Growing Pot at Home

A Manitoba man has filed a constitutional challenge over the province’s rules about growing pot at home. Jesse Lavoie filed the notice of application on Wednesday, naming the government of Manitoba, the attorney general of Manitoba and the attorney gen…