Pot Prisoners

CAN-DO Individuals serving Life Sentences for Marijuana.

Michael David Knight – 17 years 6 months for pot – NOW FREE!

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Congrats Michael – we are so happy you are finally home!
Michael Knight is serving 17 years for Pot – Please sign his petition on Change.org

Name: Michael David Knight # 09943-029
DOB: 7-4-1981
Age: 40
Children: one son, Victor… Read the rest

Antonio Bascaro – Served 39 years for pot – NOW FREE!

Antonio was #1 on Top 25 men deserving of clemency because he has served more time for pot than anyone in the nation.  But, today, May 1st he walked out of prison and into the arms of his loving family!
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Paul Free – Serving Life For Pot – Received Clemency on 12/19/16 – NOW FREE!!!

Best news ever – Paul Free walked out of prison on April 29, 2019. Congratulations Paul!  Halfway house is not exactly “free” but it’s a great step and Paul is grinning from ear to ear!


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Weldon Angelos – Serving 55 years for Pot is NOW FREE!!!!

Congratulations to LUCKY #7 Weldon Angelos who walked out of prison on June 3rd, after a long journey.  CAN-DO Founder Amy Povah spoke to Weldon recently and was happy to hear that Weldon will be speaking out on behalf of … Read the rest

Jose Cavazos – 1st offender – 9 years for marijuana – FREE ON CARES ACT

Name: Jose Cavazos, Reg. #48293-177
DOB: June 21, 1963
Race: Hispanic
Raised: Abilene, Texas
Tried:  Northern District of Texas
Will live: Amarillo, Texas
Charges: Conspiracy to Distribute 200-400 Kilos Marijuana
Trial or plea: Went to Trial.
Sentenced on: June 2015… Read the rest

Billy Dekle – Serving Life for Pot Is Now Free – Clemency

Former Marine, Billy Dekle was serving Life for Pot

Billy Dekle has called several times since his release, the last time was on February 29th
to talk about his half-way house woes.  We remember the days when clemency recipients did
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Charles “Fred” Cundiff – Received Clemency – 12/18/2015

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.

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Charles “Eddy” Lepp – 10 years for pot – NOW FREE!

eddyleppEddy 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 … Read the rest

Lazaro Moreno – LIFE for POT – Received Clemency on 1/17/16

lorenzo-moreno-onlyName: Lazaro Moreno
DOB: April 3,1963
Race: Hispanic
Marital Status: Divorced
Age: 58 yrs old
Children: Two daughters- ages 32 and 26
Grandchildren: One grandson(13), One granddaughter(10)
State raised: Texas
State Charged: Texas
Will live: Mission, Texas
Charges: 1000 kilo … Read the rest

Chris Williams – 5 years State Sanctioned Medical Marijuana

Christopher Wayne Williams #11839-046
Offense:  Distribution of cannabis; Possession of a firearm in furtherance of a drug crime
Sentence: 60 months
Incarcerated Since: 2008
Priors: level 1 misdemeanors
Date of Birth: 6/8/1974
Family: 1 son
Forfeitures: Cash and possessions
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Moe Foley – 27.5 years for pot – NOW FREE!

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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 … Read the rest

President Obama Grants Clemency to Darrell Hayden serving Life For Pot!

According to Huffington Post, Francis Darrell Hayden and 21 other federal inmates, will have their sentences commuted on July 28, 2015, after President Obama signed their clemency petitions today.

Darrell, who was serving a sentence of life for pot, … Read the rest

Larry Duke is Free After Serving 26 Years on a Life Sentence for Pot!

We just got word via email from life for pot prisoner Larry Duke that he has gotten an immediate released. he received a compassionate release.  He served 26 years on a Life Sentence for Pot!

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Men Deserving Clemency – Larry Duke – Life for Pot – NOW FREE

Larry Duke was released from serving Life for Pot on March 5th, 2014 for Compassionate Release.


larry_duke_cd_lgLARRY RONALD DUKE, 40734-019

Offense: Two counts, both 846’s Count(1). Conspiracy (2). Attempt
Sentence: Life Without Parole … Read the rest

Linda Byrnes – 27 years for pot – NOW FREE!

Linda walked out of federal prison on April 13, 2017 and is now in Kalamazoo Michigan!  Congratulations to Linda and her family – what a milestone!

linda 1Name: Linda Lee Byrnes – 68415-079
DOB: 7/6/46
Race: White
Marital Status: Single
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