Tag: pot lifers

Posted in Activism CAN-DO News Pot Prisoners Top 25 Marijuana Offenders

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 Bascaro … Read the rest

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USA Today interviews Jason Hernandez at CAN-DO VIGIL for POWs at the White House

CAN-DO Founder and President, Amy Ralston Povah has had a busy November – first attending the Koch Institute’s Advancing Justice Summit in New Orleans from Nov. 3rd – 8th and more recently attending the Drug Policy Alliance’s conference in Washington … Read the rest

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America's longest serving marijuana prisoner, Antonio Bascaro, incarcerated since 1980!
Posted in CAN-DO News Now Free Pot Prisoners

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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Ricardo Ruiz Montes – 20 years – Received Clemency on 1/19/17

Ricardo was called and given the wonderful news that he received clemency. His family can finally exhale and dream of a renewed future together.

Name: Ricardo Ruiz Montes #63130-097
DOB: 1980
Race:  Hispanic
Family: Three children ages 11, 8 and … Read the rest

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Posted in Pot Prisoners Top 25 Marijuana Offenders Top 25 Men

Corvain Cooper – Life for Pot

Please sign Corvain Cooper’s change.org petition

Corvain Cooper, #643011-112
DOB:
11/2/1979
Age: 40
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
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Posted in Pot Prisoners Top 25 Marijuana Offenders Top 25 Men

John Knock – Serving Life for Pot

John Knock is serving Life for Pot!
Please sign his change.org petition to raise awareness

John Knock #11150-017
First time offender

http://www.johnknock.com
http://www.lifeforpot.com

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

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Posted in CAN-DO News Pot Prisoners Top 25 Marijuana Offenders Top 25 Men

Michael “Meeko” Thompson – 60 years for pot – Michigan

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THIS IS A MICHIGAN STATE CASE – NOT FEDERAL

Name: Michael “Meeko” Thompson
DOB: 4/19/51
Race: Black
Age: 69
Children: 1 deceased 4 alive
Grandchildren: 6
Charge: Conspiracy to Distribute Marijuana and Gun Charges
Served: 26 years
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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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Posters

What do I need and how much will it cost to make “Life for Pot” posters?

1. Choose which size poster you want to make.  We have graphics available for two sizes: a full size foam board poster (20X30), or … Read the rest

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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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