cannabis

Longest-Serving Inmate for Cannabis Finally Released – Son, Wife, Parents All Died While He Was In

By Matt Agorist The Eighth Amendment of the U.S. Constitution reads as follows: Excessive bail shall not be required, nor excessive fines imposed, nor cruel and unusual punishments inflicted. Here at the Free Thought Project we feel that 90 years in prison without the possibility of parole for selling a plant is not only excessive…

Mexico Senate Votes in Landslide To Legalize World’s Largest Cannabis Market

By Elias Marat Mexico is hurtling toward legalizing cannabis for a variety of uses, opening up the Latin American country to becoming the largest legal marijuana market in the world. Just days prior to the Thanksgiving holiday in the U.S., Mexico’s Senate approved a bill that would put an end to prohibition measures in a…

After Legalizing Cannabis, Arizona Begins Dismissing Weed Charges Immediately

By Matt Agorist Across the country last week, Americans made their voices heard in regard to the war on drugs. A record five states legalized cannabis in some form. Montana voted to legalize cannabis for those 21 and up, New Jersey, South Dakota, and Arizona also approved recreational use and Mississippi approved medicinal use. Legal…

Congress to Cast Vote Next Month That Will Legalize Cannabis Nationwide, Expunge Arrests

By Matt Agorist On November 3, 2020, history was made in the American war on drugs. Drugs won. Oregon moved to decriminalize all drugs, even hard ones like meth and heroin as five other states moved to legalize cannabis in some form. Fast forward to this week and a top leader in the US House…

Nevada Governor to pardon over 15,000 people charged with cannabis possession

Cannabis has been legal for recreational use in Nevada for a few years now, and has become a significant part of the state’s economy. Unfortunately, even though the substance is legal, many people are still in prison on cannabis-related charges and many others have criminal records from cannabis arrests that prevent them from attaining certain…