“While the rest of America is gearing up to celebrate 420,” writes Mary Bailey, “cannabis prisoners are languishing in a prison cell.” Bailey is the Managing Director of the Last Prisoner Project [https://honeysucklemag.com/...
The Last Prisoner Project
Indicted for nonviolent cannabis charges, Daniel Muessig is facing a prison sentence of a 5-year mandatory minimum, making him one of the country's last cannabis prisoners. He shares how the War on Drugs upended his life.
Through advocacy, policy change, education, release and commutation, Last Prisoner Project nonprofit strives to end mass incarceration and the War on Drugs through social justice and criminal justice reform. LPP fights for legalization and freeing every cannabis prisoner.
Evidence Cannabis Brand: Damian Marley, Nabil Elderkin Highlight Need for Prison Reform for Family-Owned Business Committed to Social Justice
Damian Marley, Nabil and Berner work with EVIDENCE, a family-owned cannabis brand that grows weed out of a prison to help get people out of prison. Evidence donates $1 to the Last Prisoner Project, a social justice non profit dedicated to helping free inmates serving time for cannabis charges.
Damian Marley was nicknamed "Jr. Gong" in honor of his legendary father, Bob "Tuff Gong" Marley. His mother, Cindy Breakspeare, is a Jamaican jazz musician, former model and crowned Miss World 1976.
PAX Labs honors two years of Last Prisoner Project’s work to free and support people incarcerated for cannabis with a collaborative bucket hat and tote while also sharing the stories of LPP’s Legacy Fellows Stephanie Shepard and Donte West.
In a Honeysuckle exclusive, the rapper and cannabis entrepreneur, founder of the world-renowned brand Cookies, opens up about industry vibes, social justice, his new project with reggae icon Damian Marley, and spirituality.
One of the foremost visionaries in shaping the modern cannabis industry, Andrew DeAngelo talks about his consultant role in the space, different regional approaches to regulation, the miracles of connecting with the plant, and more.
The Stone Age is now open, offering New York the first-ever immersive, multi-sensory cannabis experience to combine provocative calls-to-action for social justice and wellness education. Find Honeysuckle's new print edition exclusively at The Stone Age beginning October 8th!
America's longest-serving cannabis prisoner, Michael Thompson, joins the Honeysuckle Podcast to discuss the injustice and racial bias in our nation's criminal system.
After surviving what he called a "death sentence," Cooper is embracing post-prison freedom with a new brand advocating for those still behind bars.
In the Hudson Valley, the "father of legal cannabis" speaks on the significance of the Juneteenth holiday and the MRTA's promise to marginalized communities.
The cannabis pioneer shares his thoughts on New York legalization, best consumption practices, and the future of the global industry.