Most Affected: Tony DeJohn Never Believed He’d Be Sentenced To Life In Prison For A Plant

“They took 17 years of my life,” said Tony DeJohn, a former nonviolent cannabis lifer who was recently granted clemency as part of the Trump administration’s final list of commutations before leaving office.  Prior to his arrest, DeJohn was living in his native Syracuse, New York, with his wife, Jill.…

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Most Affected: Tony DeJohn Never Believed He’d Be Sentenced To Life In Prison For A Plant

“They took 17 years of my life,” said Tony DeJohn, a former nonviolent cannabis lifer who was recently granted clemency as part of the Trump administration’s final list of commutations before leaving office.  Prior to his arrest, DeJohn was living in his native Syracuse, New York, with his wife, Jill.…

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This plumber was sentenced to 12 years for growing marijuana in a legal state. How is that possible?

This plumber was sentenced to 12 years for growing marijuana in a legal state. How is that possible? | Leafly Leafly Leafly ® Loading… Where are you from? noyes Remember me for 30 days. I confirm that this is not a shared device. Darn! You’re not old enough to use…

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Man sentenced for bribing 2 New Jersey postal workers to deliver packages of marijuana shipped from California

NEWARK, N.J. — A New Jersey drug dealer who bribed postal workers to bring him marijuana parcels he had shipped in from California has been sentenced to two years in prison. Glenn Blackstone, 50, of Newark will also have to serve five years of supervised release once he’s freed from…

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Man sentenced to 3 years in prison for illegal marijuana operation in San Isabel National Forest

A federal judge sentenced a 25-year-old man last week to three years in federal prison for growing and intending to sell large quantities of marijuana, the U.S. Attorney’s Office announced Tuesday. Margarito Yepez-Sanchez, a Mexican living in the United States illegally, also received three years of supervised release for conspiracy…

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Man sentenced up to 12 years in prison for two armed robberies of same Denver pot shop

One of four men charged with marijuana store robberies in Denver pleaded guilty Thursday and was sentenced up to 12 years in prison. Tayone Givens, 21, pleaded guilty in Denver District Court to two counts of aggravated robbery, one count for two separate robberies of the same business. He was…

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A man who robbed a black market marijuana dealer was sentenced to 6 years in prison. The dealer has not been charged.

MEDFORD, Ore. (AP) — A 22-year-old man who robbed a southwestern Oregon marijuana dealer has been sentenced to more than six years in prison. The Mail Tribune reports that Erick Molinero, of Fort Worth, Texas, received the sentence Friday after pleading no contest to second-degree robbery, first-degree burglary and other charges. Related…

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‘Godfather of Grass’ sentenced to 57 months in prison on federal marijuana charge

Published: Mar 15, 2018, 5:21 pm • Updated: Mar 15, 2018, 5:21 pm By The Associated Press LOUISVILLE, Ky. — The “Godfather of Grass,” who fled to Canada after being indicted on federal drug charges and spent eight years on the run, was sentenced Thursday to almost five years in…

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Former Mississippi cop sentenced to 5 years on marijuana charge

Published: Mar 13, 2018, 5:38 pm • Updated: Mar 13, 2018, 5:38 pm By The Associated Press JACKSON, Miss. — A former Mississippi police officer has been sentenced to five years in federal prison for trying to obtain and distribute 110 pounds (50 kilograms) or more of marijuana. U.S. District…

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