Prisoners

Number of Federal Cannabis Prisoners Has Decreased by 61% Over the Past Five Years

Recently, the Department of Justice’s Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS) reported that the percentage of people incarcerated in federal prisons for marijuana convictions dropped 61% between 2013 and 2018. This…

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Vic Mensa Details Books He’s Sending to Prisoners

In an interview with Book Club Chicago, Vic Mensa detailed the Book Before Bars program, which aims to provide prisoners with life-changing books. Mensa also mentioned his Books Before Bars…

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Biden Mentions Freeing Prisoners with Cannabis Convictions in MLK Day Speech

On January 16, President Joe Biden announced Martin Luther King Jr. Day Breakfast Event in Washington, DC, hosted by nationwide action networkin him speech“And one more thing about equal justice.…

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