Brittney Griner is Free, But Another American Remains Locked Up in Russia for Pot
Sixty-one-year-old Marc Fogel was arrested in Russia last year after authorities found medical cannabis in his possession.
December 13, 2022
Brittney Griner Released from Russian Prison in Exchange for Arms Dealer
Brittney Griner was swapped for Viktor Bout, aka the ‘Merchant of Death.’
December 8, 2022
Brittney Griner Moved To Russian Penal Colony in Unknown Location
This marks another grim turn of events for the American basketball star.
November 10, 2022
Russian Court Sets Griner’s Appeal Hearing for October 25
Brittney Griner's nine-year prison sentence may be overturned come October 25.
October 4, 2022
NBA’s Montrezl Harrell Has Felony Weed Charge Reduced to Misdemeanor
NBA forward Montrezl Harrell pleaded guilty to a single count of misdemeanor marijuana possession on Wednesday, avoiding felony charges in the case that began with a traffic stop in Kentucky earlier this year.
September 1, 2022
Former NBA Player Iman Shumpert Arrested in Texas for Cannabis Possession
The list of celebrities and famous athletes who are caught in possession of cannabis at airports or while abroad continues to expand, this time with a former NBA player.
August 5, 2022
Griner Testifies That Russian-Provided Interpreter Gave Incomplete Translation
Brittney Griner said the poor translation left her in the dark during hours of questioning, and was instructed to sign documents without explanation.
July 27, 2022
Brittney Griner Pleads Guilty to Pot Charges in Russia
WNBA star center Brittney Griner pleaded guilty to cannabis possession charges in a Russian court on Thursday, subjecting herself to a sentence of up to 10 years in prison.
July 8, 2022
NBA’s Montrezl Harrell Busted With Three Pounds of Weed
NBA forward Montrezl Harrell faces felony drug trafficking charges after Kentucky state troopers discovered three pounds of cannabis in a vehicle he was driving last month.
June 15, 2022
LeBron James Calls for Brittney Griner’s Release from Russian Prison
NBA star LeBron James called on the U.S. government to secure the release of Brittney Griner, the WNBA champion and Olympic gold medalist being held in a Russian prison on a pot possession charge.
June 7, 2022