Category Archives: Louisiana

A Homeless Man Sentenced To Life In Prison For A $20 Marijuana Sale Is Freed After 12 Years

In 2008, Fate Winslow was approached by a plain-clothed undercover police officer in Shreveport, Louisiana, looking for some marijuana. Winslow, recently homeless at the time, borrowed a friend’s bike and came back 10 minutes later with two small bags of marijuana worth $20, according to the Innocence Project New Orleans, who represented Winslow. The officer […]

Marijuana Medicine for Autism | Cannabis Culture

This past August a bill was signed into law in Louisiana that allows doctors to prescribe medicinal marijuana more freely to patients with a wide array of ailments, but this is the latest in a series of actions that stem back to 1970’s in the state. “There’s a fear of addiction and a fear of […]