Pot Prisoners

CAN-DO Individuals serving Life Sentences for Marijuana.

Ricardo Riojas – Life for pot received Compassionate Release on 2-10-21!

Huge congratulations to Ricardo and his family, especially his daughter, Cynthia who called CAN-DO’s president, Amy Povah after she got the wonderful news!  It could not have happened to a nicer man, nor anyone more deserving!

Please sign Ricardo Riojas’ Read the rest

Michael Pelletier – Life for Pot – CLEMENCY GRANTED 1/20/21

What an honor to meet Michael in person on the 420 Fishing trip that in Florida sponsored by Stacey Theis, Robert Platshorn, Freedom Grow Forever, CAN-DO, Life for Pot,  and many others.  We will soon be adding an entire page … Read the rest

John Knock – Serving Life for Pot – Clemency Granted 1/20/21. Congrats Beth Curtis – Life for pot!

Congratulations to John Knock who was serving Life for Pot!

He is NOW FREE and HOME with his loved ones! 

John Knock #11150-017
First time offender


Raised: Nebraska
Tried: Florida
Will live: Philadelphia
Conspiracy to import, Conspiracy … Read the rest

Corvain Cooper – Life for Pot Clemency Granted on 1/20/21

Please sign Corvain Cooper’s change.org petition

Corvain Cooper, #643011-112
Age: 41
Children: 2 daughters
Residence: California 
Charges: Distributing Marijuana; Money Laundering;
Trial/Plea: Trial
Tried: Western District of North Carolina, Charlotte
Sentence: Life Without Parole
Incarcerated Since: 2014
Served:Read the rest

Ferrell Scott – LIFE for marijuana – Clemency Granted on 1/20/21

Washington Post covers the story of Ferrell Scott’s shocking clemency denial!

Ferrell Scott in Raw Story







Name: Ferrell Damon Scott #27797177
DOB: January 2nd, 1963
Race: Black
Marital Status: Single
Children: Skyler Scott, Serrell Scott, … Read the rest

Luke Scarmazzo – 21.8 years for Medical Marijuana — NOW FREE ON COMPASSIONATE RELEASE!

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: 41
Race: White
Raised: California
Tried: Went to trial in the … Read the rest

Lance Gloor – 10 Years for Medical Marijuana – NOW FREE

Please sign Lance Gloor’s change.org petition

Lance Gloor: #44270-086
Age: 42
Children: 1 daughter
Raised: Washington State
Tried: Washington State
Will live: Washington State
Sentence: 10 year
Charges: Conspiracy to distribute marijuana. Manufacturing marijuana for Medicinal purposes, thought he was … Read the rest

Andy Cox – Life for Pot is NOW FREE due to Compassionate release!

Andy Cox was Serving Life for Pot and walked out of prison on 1/6/20. We are elated for Andy and his family!!! 

Please sign Andy Cox’s change.org petition

Name: Andrew Cox, #89487-020
Children: 3
Born and Raised: Vero … Read the rest

James “Jimmy” Romans – Life for Pot reduced to 30 years – Clemency Granted on 1/20/21

Please sign Jimmy’s change.or petitions here
James Romans #10195-028
DOB: 7-7-1971
Race: White
Marital status: Single
Age: 49
Children: 3 children, 2 grandchildren
Raised: Indiana
Tried: Texas
Will live: Indianapolis, Indiana
Charges: Conspiracy to Distribute Marijuana
Sentence: Life Without … Read the rest

Michael “Meeko” Thompson – 60 years for pot – Michigan received clemency from Michigan Gov Whitmer on 12/22/20



Name: Michael “Meeko” Thompson
DOB: 4/19/51
Race: Black
Age: 70
Children: 1 deceased 4 alive
Grandchildren: 6
Charge: Conspiracy to Distribute Marijuana and Gun Charges
Served: 26 years
Length of sent:Read the rest

Crystal Munoz – serving 15 years for pot received CLEMENCY on 2/18/2020

Crystal-03Congrats to Crystal Munoz and her husband Ricky Munoz – Mission Accomplished!!!

Crystal Munoz #79319-180
DOB: 06-19-1979
Age: 40
Children:  2 daughters
Race: Native American (Navajo)
Charge: Conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute 1000 kilograms or more of marijuana… Read the rest

Aaron Sandusky – 10 Years for Medical Marijuana is NOW FREE! Early release due to First Step Act

Congratulations to Aaron and his wife Darlene who have been reunited!!! 
Aaron Sandusky #63038-112
DOB: 01/08/1970
Marital status: Engaged to Darlene Buenrostro
Children: None
Raised: California
Tried: Los Angeles, CA
Charge: Conspiracy to manufacture and Distribute Marijuana
Sentence: 10 years … Read the rest

Joseph Wolcott – 23 years for pot is NOW FREE! Compassionate release!

Joseph Wolcott with his grand baby

We are elated that Joe walked out of prison after Brandon Sample of Prisology wrote a motion for his compassionate release. Congrats to the Wolcott family and Brando for such a spectacular job!

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Sign our petition to FREE ALL POT PRISONERS!

The CAN-DO Foundation has submitted a list of clemency candidates to the White House. One list was comprised solely of 22 people serving time for marijuana-only offenses.  Most of these individuals have already served over 10 years and Antonio … Read the rest

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