Wednesday: Anti-Drug War Activist Anthony Papa To Release His New Book “This Side Of Freedom: Life After Clemency”

Anthony Papa will release his new book, This Side of Freedom: Life After Clemency at the New York office of the Drug Policy Alliance (131 W. 33rd Street) on May 25th 2016. This Side of Freedom: Life After Clemency is a riveting, compelling tale about the life of activist, writer and…

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President Obama Grants Clemency To 58 Individuals In Federal Prison For Drug Offenses

Today, President Barack Obama commuted the sentences of  58  people incarcerated in federal prison for drug offenses. This follows the commutation of  61 individuals on March 30, 2016, 95 people in December of 2015, 45 people in July, 22 people in March 2015, and 8 people in December of 2014.…

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President Obama Grants Clemency To 61 People In Federal Prison For Drug Offenses

Yesterday, President Barack Obama commuted the sentences of 61 people incarcerated in federal prison for drug offenses. This follows the commutation of 95 people in December, 2015, 45 people in July of that year, 22 people in March 2015, and 8 people in December of 2014. All of those who…

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Congressmen Join Clemency Recipients At International Drug Policy Reform Conference

Rep. Hakeem Jeffries (D-NY) and Rep. Earl Blumenauer (D-OR) will join clemency recipients, Kemba Smith and Jason Hernandez at the International Drug Policy Reform Conference on Thursday morning in Arlington. Rep. Jeffries, Rep. Blumenauer, Smith and Hernandez will join more than 1,500 conference attendees at the International Drug Policy Reform…

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