This Man Is Serving More Than 13 Years In Prison For Two Joints Worth Of Marijuana

he state Board of Pardons and Parole rejected Noble's petition for clemency in May simply because he hasn’t served 10 or more years in prison yet

LOUISIANA: This summer, Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal (R) signed a bill that significantly decreases criminal penalties for marijuana possession in the state. But for some prisoners already serving time on marijuana charges, the state’s old draconian drug laws continue to apply. Take the case of Bernard Noble. A 49-year-old father of seven, Noble is serving more than 13 Read the full article…

Bobby Jindal Signs Marijuana Bills That Reform Criminal Penalties, Medical Marijuana Access

Gov. Bobby Jindal on Monday signed two bills that in one year represent more progress on reforming marijuana laws than the state has made in the 24 years since legalizing medical marijuana in 1991.

LOUISIANA:  Gov. Bobby Jindal on Monday signed two bills that in one year represent more progress on reforming marijuana laws than the state has made in the 24 years since legalizing medical marijuana in 1991. In the case of one of the bills, which would set up a framework for dispensing marijuana for medical purposes (SB 143), Read the full article…

GOP Hopefuls Criticize Obama Marijuana Policy But Hedge On Their Own

Republican presidential hopefuls are united in blasting President Obama for his chaotic enforcement of marijuana laws .

DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA:  Republican presidential hopefuls are united in blasting President Obama for his chaotic enforcement of marijuana laws, but the unity quickly breaks down when they are asked how they would handle things if they were in the White House. Some have sent mixed signals, saying state decisions should be respected while questioning how Read the full article…