Michael Thompson, 87, has been in prison since 1994 for a cannabis offense—even though cannabis is now legal in his state.
November 16, 2020
"We are better than this as a society and we must take action and the time to take action is now."
June 10, 2020
Last week, a man incarcerated for a cannabis offense died of COVID-19.
May 27, 2020
NYC seems intent on decriminalization, even as statewide legalization stalls in Albany.
April 8, 2019
Antonio Bascaro has been incarcerated since 1980 for a non-violent cannabis offense.
January 11, 2019
Maine legalized adult-use cannabis in 2016 without any provisions addressing past marijuana convictions. Now legislators are working on changing that.
January 10, 2019
After his admission, a judge extended Peter Brown's probation and ordered him to be released. Instead, he was taken to an ICE detention center and nearly deported to a foreign country.
December 4, 2018
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A 73-year-old drug suspect known as the “Godfather of Grass” has made his first…
May 3, 2017
The Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court announced last week that it will vacate 21,587 drug conviction cases that were connected…
April 26, 2017
The US Supreme Court on April 4 handed down a unanimous decision in Dean v. United States, giving federal judges greater flexibility…
April 13, 2017
High Times will be honoring pot POW Eddy Lepp with a Lifetime Achievement Award at our 2017 NorCal…
March 29, 2017
A corrections officer has been left dead following a nearly 20-hour stand-off and hostage crisis at a Delaware prison. The…
February 3, 2017
On President Obama’s last day in office, he granted another 330 commutations to nonviolent drug offenders, bringing his…
January 20, 2017