Category Archives: freedom

America’s Longest Serving Nonviolent Cannabis Prisoner To Be Released Following Efforts by Last Prisoner Project

After 32 Years Behind Bars, Richard DeLisi Clemency Approved Christmas is coming early this year for cannabis offender Richard DeLisi and his family. According to prison officials at South Bay Correctional Facility, DeLisi, America’s longest serving nonviolent cannabis prisoner, will be released next month — 18 months ahead of schedule. This will be the first Christmas since 1988 that DeLisi does […]

Richard DeLisi, Longest-Serving Pot inmate in US, to Get Early Freedom

Richard DeLisi was sentenced to 90 years in Polk County court. The man described as the longest-serving inmate for marijuana crimes in the country will be out of a South Florida prison before Christmas. Richard DeLisi, sentenced to 90 years by a Polk County judge after his conviction in 1989, will be released in December, […]