Do Marijuana Prisoners Deserve Amnesty?

DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA:  What to do with the prisoners of a failed war?

Since 2012, when voters in Colorado and Washington approved the tax and sale of recreational marijuana, the cognitive dissonance of America’s drug penalties has become even more absurd.

Where we once incarcerated people for growing and selling “just a plant,” we’re now incarcerating people for growing and selling “just a plant” that tens of millions of people can grow and sell legally.