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People in Jail for Cannabis While Legal Market Booms is “The Height of Injustice”

CANNABIS CULTURE – “It is really the height of injustice to have individuals still incarcerated in your state on marijuana-related offences at the same time as you have a booming legal cannabis industry,” says Sarah Gersten, executive director for Last…

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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.
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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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How medical marijuana and air guitar sent this ‘Hurt Locker’ hero to prison

After serving on a bomb squad in Iraq, Sean Worsley managed his PTSD with medical marijuana—until Alabama sent him to prison for it.
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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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