Vic Mensa Pays It Forward
The Roc Nation hip-hop artist discusses prison reform, problems with pharmaceuticals, benefits of plant medicine, and empowering the youth.
March 21, 2023
Biden Mentions Freeing Prisoners with Cannabis Convictions in MLK Day Speech
President Joe Biden spoke at a Martin Luther King Jr. Day event where he discussed many topics, including civil rights, job growth, his infrastructure law, and pardons for federal cannabis convictions.
January 18, 2023
Afroman Announces 2024 Run for President
Rapper Afroman has declared he is running for president in 2024, promising to be the “Cannabis Commander in Chief.”
December 23, 2022
Most Affected: Former State Employee Diana Marquez
Diana Marquez lost family members to the War on Drugs, finally gaining freedom after a 30-year sentence.
January 28, 2022
The Lives of Weldon Angelos, Parker Coleman Jr. Highlight Painful Process of Prison Reform
Steps are being made to repair the damage done by cannabis prohibition, but the incremental changes are not enough.
February 4, 2021
Jay-Z, Meek Mill, and Three Sports Team Owners Launch Prison-Reform Alliance
The Reform Alliance wants to free at least 1 million people in the next five years.
January 24, 2019
An In-Depth Look At Federal Cannabis Prisoners
Pot use under prohibition creates a tremendous variety of costs, and one of them is the incarceration of over ten thousand federal cannabis prisoners.
October 30, 2017
New Sentencing Reform Initiative Before Senate
A bipartisan group of senators introduced legislation this week that would reduce prison terms for non-violent drug offenders, Reuters reports.…
October 6, 2017
Venezuela Massacre Latest Sign of Latin America’s Prison Crisis
At least 37 were killed as a prison in southern Venezuela exploded into rebellion, authorities said on Wednesday.…
August 18, 2017
War on Drugs Horrors: Detroit’s ‘White Boy Rick’ Gets Parole after 30 Years
Often referred to as a political prisoner, Richard John Wershe Jr. has finally been granted parole, after 30…
July 19, 2017