Marijuana arrests trend downward in America.
Yet, scores of individuals remain imprisoned for cannabis-related offenses on the federal and state levels.
This underscores the ongoing disparity between the drug war and the legalized markets.
Weldon Angelos was incarcerated for a non-violent offense. In 2004, he was dealt a mandatory minimum sentence of 55 years spanning numerous marijuana and weapons charges under federal code 924(c), which calls for the “stacking” of compulsory minimums for dealers carrying guns during their crimes.
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