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Paul Free – Serving Life For Pot – Received Clemency on 12/19/16!!! - Why commutation: I have already served over 20 years and which I believe is a long enough sentence for a non-violent marijuana offense. I have a spotless prison disciplinary record and have served as a teacher and mentor while incarcerated, as well as helped other inmates with legal issues, that has resulted in them receiving lower sentences.
Charles Fred Cundiff is serving Life for Pot Charles “Fred” Cundiff – Received Clemency – Now Free - We are happy to announce that Charles Cundiff serving life for pot won the clemency lottery.  On Jan. 12th, he arrived at a half-way house and could use financial assistance and clothes to start a new life.   Thank you Pres. Obama!!! Beth Curtis of Life for Pot visited Fred…
Michael Pelletier – Serving Life for Pot - Michael Pelletier At the CAN-DO Foundation, we like to help the public get to know the prisoners we advocate for on a personal level, so this month we’d like to introduce you to a remarkable man, Michael Pelletier.  A wheelchair bound paraplegic since the age of 11, Michael sits in federal…
America's longest serving marijuana prisoner, Antonio Bascaro, incarcerated since 1980! 00. Antonio Bascaro – Serving LIFE for pot – Served 36 years - CAN-DO has Antonio at 00 because his clemency has been denied but he used to be at #1 and we believe he is still the most deserving candidate for clemency. Please sign the change.org petition requesting clemency for Antonio Bascoro  Antonio Bascaro, #03846-021 Children: Daughter, Aicha Bascaro Offense:  Conspiracy to…
00. Leopoldo Hernandez-Miranda – Serving Life for Pot - Leopoldo is in hospice and due to his poor health, will probably not be released. He should not die in prison but we fear this will be his fate unless there is mercy. Leopoldo Hernandez-Miranda NAME: Leopoldo Hernandez-Miranda 81659-071 SENTENCE: Life Without Parole AGE: 78 SERVED: Over 23 years Sentenced: 1993 INSTITUTION: FMC…
01. Michael Pelletier – Serving Life for Pot - Michael Pelletier is Serving Life for Pot – Please sign his petition on Change.org Michael Pelletier, #11109-036 Offense:  Importing and Distributing Marijuana Sentence: Life without parole Incarcerated Since: 2006 Priors:  two minor pot related priors Date of Birth: 1/31/56 Family: No children.  Elderly father, 8 siblings. Heath Issues: Michael has been a paraplegic since…
04. John Knock – Serving Life for Pot - I was arrested in 1996 and charged with conspiracy. I stood trial in 2000. I was found guilty of three conspiracy charges. It was a dry conspiracy developed by a reverse sting operation. The courts were allowed to charge “perceived” amounts at the time of my trial. I have been incarcerated for 18 years as a result of this conviction. I have been separated from my family for 20 years (2 yrs. at large and 18 yrs. in prison). I have watched our son grow from 3 into a young man of 23, through telephone calls and prison visiting rooms.
08. Clemency for Craig Cesal – Serving Life for Pot - My offense conduct is limited to the repair of trucks damaged when marijuana had been smuggled within the structure of the truck, I never bought, sold, used, aided and abetted, nor participated in any marijuana activity; I only provided repair support for truck drivers who did so.
13 Luke Scarmazzo – 21.8 years for Medical Marijuana - Luke’s co-defendant, Ricardo Montes received clemency. They were charged together and are co-defendants.   Please sign this petition supporting Luke’s clemency on change.org  Luke Scarmazzo # 63131-097 DOB: 1980 Age: 35 Race: White Children: One daughter Charge: Conducting a continuing criminal enterprise and 2 counts of manufacture/possession of marijuana with intent…
Corvain Cooper – Life for Pot - Corvain Cooper is serving Life for Pot! Corvain Cooper, #643011-112 Offense: Distributing Marijuana; Money Laundering; Sentence: Life Without Parole – Natural Life Incarcerated Since: 2014 Date of Birth: 11/2/1979 Family: 2 young daughters, an elderly mother Priors: Possession of Marijuana Why commutation: Corvain desperately wants to  be able to take care of his ailing mother, Barbara, who…
Michael “Meeko” Thompson – Defacto Life – State of Michigan - THIS IS A STATE CASE – NOT FEDERAL Name: Michael “Meeko” Thompson DOB: 4/19/51 Race: Black Age: 63 Children: 1 deceased 1 alive(but estranged) Grandchildren: 1 Charge: Conspiracy to Distribute Marijuana and Gun Charges Served: Over 20 years Length of sent: Defacto Life Priors: 3 priors Release date:  4/29/2038 Accomplishments- Michael…
Aaron Sandusky – 10 Years for State-Legal Medical Marijuana - Aaron Sandusky DOB: 01/08/1970 Children: None Charge: Conspiracy to manufacture and Distribute Marijuana Sentence: 10 years Incarcerated Since: 2012 Sentencing Date: 1/07/2012 Priors: DUI Alcohol Incidents: None Achievements: Prior to operating a dispensary, Aaron was successful in the mortgage industry prior to the 2008 meltdown caused by Wall Street. Profile…
Andrew Cox is serving LIFE for Pot! Andy Cox – Life for Pot - Andy Cox is Serving Life for Pot! Name: Andrew Cox, #89487-020 DOB: 7/13/1963 Children: 3 Offense:  Conspiracy to Manufacture Marijuana Sentence: Life plus 2 years Incarcerated Since: 2008 Priors: 2, for marijuana only Supporters: Lifeforpot.com; The CAN-DO Foundation; About Andy Cox’s Case – Life for Pot Post Release Plans: To spend time with my…
Charles “Eddy” Lepp – 10 years for pot – NOW FREE! - Eddy was #15 on the Top 25 is now free and engaged to marry his true love, Heidi Grossman. Congratulations to the happy and lucky couple! Name: Charles “Eddy” Lepp  #90157-011 Age: 63 Charge: Conspiracy to Manufacture Marijuana Sentence: 10 years Release Date: 2/6/2018 Served: 8 years Priors: yes Prison:…
Moe Foley – 27.5 years for pot - Maurice Foley  Maurice “Moe” Foley, #20211-068 Offense:  Conspiracy to distribute 700 – 1000 kilos of marijuana, plus 5 years for owning a gun which was locked in a safe Sentence: 27 1/2 years Incarcerated Since: 2003 Priors: juvenile offense for petty theft; possession of marijuana. Date of Birth: 3-9-1973 Family: No Children Forfeitures: $215,000…
Beth Curtis of “Life For Pot” in IB Times - Beth Curtis shines a spotlight on: These Men Are Serving Life Sentences In Prison For Selling Pot Fifteen years ago, Beth Curtis’ brother, John, was sentenced to die in prison. His crime? Selling weed. In 1994, John Knock was indicted by the Northern District of Florida. Prosecutors alleged that Knock,…
Life for Pot — Beth Curtis’s Top 10 Marijuana Cases Deserving Clemency -   Life for Pot Founder, Beth Curtis, Offers a Suggestion for Clemency To: President Barack Obama Attorney General Eric Holder Deputy Attorney General James Cole ADDRESSING A PROPENSITY FOR OVERINCARCERATION: CLEMENCY AND THE WAR ON DRUGS Grant a systemic or group Presidential Clemency to a unique category of nonviolent federal…