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I Never Smoked Marijuana — But I’m Serving Life In Prison Over A Marijuana Charge

September 1, 2019

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CESAL: I Never Smoked Marijuana — But I’m Serving Life In Prison Over A Marijuana Charge By Craig Cesal Aug 27, 2019 “I sentence you to a term of natural life imprisonment, without the possibility of parole.” These were the words I heard just months after the events of Sept. 11, 2001. You see, at […]

After Fighting for Freedom, 76-yo Vet Sentenced to Die In Prison for Treating His Illness With Pot

April 23, 2016

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    Claire Bernish April 21, 2016 As public frustration helps sound the death knell for the drug war, its arbitrary laws and policies appear even more absurd. In the latest inexcusable enforcement of an antiquated law, 76-year-old disabled veteran Lee Carroll Brooker will live out what should be his golden years behind bars — […]