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Bill to Free Inmates Serving Life in Prison for Cannabis Passes House Committee in Missouri

A bill that would free those serving life in prison for cannabis in Missouri has passed the state’s House Corrections Committee. The committee approved an amendment adding an emergency clause to the measure, meaning it would take effect immediately upon passage. Representative Shane Roden was the sole “No” vote on the 12-person committee.

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Missouri Bill to Free those Serving Life in Prison for Cannabis Takes Leap Forward

By Aaron Malin, Show-Me Cannabis A bill that would require the release of any offender serving life without parole for marijuana offenses has moved forward in the Missouri legislature. House Bill 978, introduced by Representative Shamed Dogan, was assigned this week to the House Corrections Committee, and a hearing was immediately scheduled for next Wednesday, …

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Missouri Bill Introduced to Free those Serving Life in Prison for Cannabis

Legislation to free those serving life in prison without parole for cannabis has been introduced in Missouri. House Bill 978 was introduced by Representative Shamed Dogan. If approved into law, the measure would require “the Board of Probation and Parole to authorize the release of any offender who is incarcerated on August 28, 2015 and …

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