Citizen journalism from the front lines of America's weed wars: United States v. Marijuana. Follow court trials of medical marijuana patients in the Dispatches From the Field court reporting blog. Read essays by green POWs (marijuana prisoners of war) in Dispatches From Inside. Profiles of current marijuana POWs include prisoner addresses so you can write to a green prisoner today. Read about the persecution of medical cannabis patients in California, Montana, Washington, Colorado, Hawaii, and at the federal level in the Court Cases section of United States v. Marijuana.
"Life for Pot" prisoners represented at Los Angeles Global Cannabis March: An 8-foot wide banner spanning the sidewalk pleaded “A Marijuana Offense Should Not Equal a Life Sentence. Set them Free!” Another sign listed the names of 22 people serving life sentences for marijuana.
Want to reform the prison system? Take 30 seconds to sign the petition to President Obama requesting group clemency for nonviolent drug offenders serving life sentences.
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