Category Archives: Last Prisoner Project

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 […]

Prison-Grown Pot Profits Fight The Drug War

CANNABIS CULTURE – How many businesses use their earnings to fight the Drug War? And how many grow their cannabis in an old private prison? “There are victims of the war on drugs, and they deserve a seat at the table,” says Casey Dalton, co-owner of Ocean Grown Extracts. Casey and her brother, Dan Dalton, […]

Last Prisoner Project Launches Federal Clemency Campaign For People Imprisoned For Cannabis

Last Prisoner Project (LPP) has launched a new initiative to provide President Joe Biden’s Administration with a comprehensive plan to safely and efficiently grant much-needed relief to the tens of thousands of individuals convicted for federal marijuana-related violations. “In recent years, President Biden has indicated his desire to make amends for the draconian drug policies […]

New Partnership Makes Names Of Cannabis Prisoners Front And Center

For many, the biggest casualties of the War on Drugs have been those convicted and incarcerated for minor cannabis offenses. To address this social injustice, the Last Prisoner Project, a nonprofit focused on cannabis criminal justice reform, and Nugg Club, a cannabis subscription box service, have teamed up to keep the names of cannabis prisoners […]

Multiple Non-Violent Cannabis Offenders Pardoned on Trump’s Last Day

CANNABIS CULTURE – Former President Donald Trump’s list of last-day pardons included 12 people imprisoned for non-violent cannabis offenses, some of who were under life-without-parole sentences.  Last Prisoner Project Executive Director and General Counsel, Sarah Gersten said in a press release that the act was, “…further evidence of the overwhelming bipartisan support for broad-based cannabis […]

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 […]

Last Prisoner Project to expand operations into six additional U.S. states, receives boost from Greenlane Holdings

“Greenlane recognizes its responsibility to assist in rectifying the inequality and injustice that persists in the cannabis space.” Greenlane Holdings, a global cannabis platform that sells cannabis accessories and owns a suite of cannabis brands, has partnered with the Last Prisoner Project (LPP) on its “Roll It Up For Justice” program. LPP, a nonprofit dedicated […]

Man Sentenced to Life For Two-Dime Bags Released after 12 years

CANNABIS CULTURE – Fate Vincent Winslow, a Louisiana man sentenced to life in prison for selling twenty-dollars worth of cannabis to an undercover cop — has been released. Winslow, 53, was arrested in September of 2008 in Shreveport, Louisiana. At the time, he had been homeless and was looking to get his life together. The […]

6 Ways You Can Support Cannabis Prisoners This Holiday Season

The holidays offer us time to decompress from a hectic year, reconnect with loved ones, reflect on what we’ve lost, celebrate wins, and — perhaps this year more than ever — appreciate what we have. For weed lovers in legal states, it’s both a gift and a privilege to have access to the plant and […]

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 […]