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US Surgeon General Vivek Murthy: There Is ‘No Value’ Incarcerating People For Cannabis Use

US Surgeon General Vivek Murthy: There Is ‘No Value’ Incarcerating People For Cannabis Use
“When it comes to decriminalization, I don’t think that there is value to individuals or to society to lock people up for marijuana use.”
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Weldon Angelos, Once Imprisoned For Cannabis, Is Fighting To Make Sure Others Aren’t

Marijuana arrests trend downward in America. Yet, scores of individuals remain imprisoned for cannabis-related offenses on the federal and state levels. This underscores the ongoing disparity between the drug war and the legalized markets. Weldon Angel…

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Weldon Angelos, Once Imprisoned For Cannabis, Is Fighting To Make Sure Others Aren’t

Marijuana arrests trend downward in America. Yet, scores of individuals remain imprisoned for cannabis-related offenses on the federal and state levels. This underscores the ongoing disparity between the drug war and the legalized markets. Weldon Angel…

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Trump pardoned 12 cannabis prisoners on his way out. Here are their stories

In his final presidential act, Donald Trump pardoned 12 federal marijuana prisoners serving outrageous sentences.
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6 Ways You Can Support Cannabis Prisoners This Holiday Season

The holidays offer us time to decompress from a hectic year, reconnect with loved ones, reflect on what we’ve lost, celebrate wins, and — perhaps this year more than ever — appreciate what we have. For weed lovers in legal states, it’s both a gift and …

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Richard DeLisi, 71, suffers in a Florida prison while others make millions on marijuana

While DeLisi pushes a walker around his cell, Florida medical marijuana companies will bring in $800 million this year.
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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.
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