Marijuana Crimes: Five Senior Citizens Serving Life Without Parole For Pot
Should five non-violent offenders die behind bars for a crime Americans increasingly believe should not even be a crime?
December 23, 2012 |
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and they are all what one might call model prisoners, serving life without parole. As time wrinkles their skin and weakens their bodies, Michael Kennedy of the Trans High Corporation has filed a legal petition with the federal government seeking their clemency. Otherwise they will die behind bars for selling a drug 40% of American adults have admitted to using, 50% of Americans want legal, and two states have already legalized for adult use. Since these men were convicted of these crimes many years ago, public opinion and policy related to marijuana have shifted greatly. Should these five non-violent senior-citizen offenders…
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