Category Archives: Justice

Last Prisoner Project Publishes 2020 Annual Report

LAST PRISONER PROJECT – Our 2020 Annual Report highlights the successes achieved, as well as the challenges faced, by LPP in 2020. The detailed report also provides our supporters with information about our finances, operations and plans for the future.  There’s no doubt that 2020 was a year marked by tremendous challenges. At the same time, the […]

Cannabis Grower Released from Life-Sentence, Says More Prisoners Should Go Home

CANNABIS CULTURE –   “I’m so blessed to be released but there are still a lot (of cannabis prisoners) that are still there,” says Andy Cox — now reunited with his mother, two children, and extended family in Florida after 13 years in federal lock-up. In 2004, Cox began growing cannabis plants in the Chattahoochee National […]

Wyoming Man to Challenge Prohibition Before State Court

CANNABIS CULTURE – The continued prohibition of cannabis in Wyoming is unconstitutional – AND the majority of the state’s resident want the freedom to choose. At least, that’s the argument from chemist and advocate for psychedelic substances, Casey William Hardison. Hardison is representing himself before a Teton County Criminal Court.  The forty-nine year old is […]

Super-Majority of Poll Respondents Vote to Expunge Cannabis Convictions

CANNABIS CULTURE – In a recent survey of over 7000 Washington citizens performed and published by YouGov.com, 70% of respondents supported expunging non-violent cannabis convictions.  The details of the survey were released this week.  This poll was taken from a socially diverse group of US citizens in Washington, and the results clearly showed an overwhelming […]

Q&A Session with Last Prisoner Project’s Steve DeAngelo

CANNABIS CULTURE – For four determined decades, Steve DeAngelo has been at the forefront of the cannabis movement. During his years of championing for legal weed, “The Father of the Legal Cannabis Industry” played a major role in the passing of Prop 64 (California’s adult-use law) and Initiative 59 (Washington D.C.’s medical law.) A Lifetime […]

Last Prisoner Project Launch Holiday Pen-Pal Campaign

CANNABIS CULTURE – The Last Prisoner Project (LPP) has launched a joint effort with Kush.com to send holiday letters to people in jail for cannabis.   “Your mail is a steady flow in the beginning, but anything after 2 years and those letters start to dwindle,” says Evelyn LaChapelle, a former prisoner and now organizer for […]

Scheduled For Release: Richard DeLisi’s Fight For Freedom

CANNABIS CULTURE – For the first time since 1988, Richard DeLisi, the longest serving nonviolent prisoner in the United States, may be able to spend Christmas with his family. DeLisi could be out as early as December 4th of this year, thanks to the efforts Last Prisoner Project (LPP) and pro bono attorneys Juster, Elizabeth […]

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 […]

People in Jail for Cannabis While Legal Market Booms is “The Height of Injustice”

CANNABIS CULTURE – “It is really the height of injustice to have individuals still incarcerated in your state on marijuana-related offences at the same time as you have a booming legal cannabis industry,” says Sarah Gersten, executive director for Last Prisoner Project. Sarah Gertsen EXecutive Director of the Last Prisoner Project The Michigan Cannabis Prisoner […]