Jeff Mizanskey, Sentenced To Life With No Parole On Marijuana-Related Charge, Walks Free

Jeff Mizanskey walked out of a Missouri prison a free man on Tuesday, after spending two decades behind bars for marijuana related charges.

MISSOURI:  A man sentenced to life in prison without parole on a marijuana-related charge walked out of a Missouri prison a free man on Tuesday, after spending two decades behind bars. The release of Jeff Mizanskey followed years of lobbying from family, lawmakers and advocates for the legalization of marijuana, who argued that the sentence Read the full article…

Colorado Considers Marijuana Use By People On Probation

Colorado lawmakers started work Thursday on a proposal to allow people on probation or parole to use medical marijuana.

COLORADO:  Colorado lawmakers started work Thursday on a proposal to allow people on probation or parole to use medical marijuana. The state has allowed medical marijuana use for 15 years — but not for people on probation or parole. A bill facing its first test Thursday in the state House would change that policy by Read the full article…

WA Parolees To Get Right To Smoke Pot

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WASHINGTON: Washington’s Department of Corrections is planning to allow parolees to smoke marijuana starting next week, KING 5 News has confirmed. The policy will permit the state’s 14,000 parolees to consume marijuana like any other Washington citizen under I-502, the legalization initiative passed by voters in 2012. We’re putting some changes into effect so that Read the full article…