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Missouri Governor Commutes Sentence of Man Serving Life in Prison for Cannabis

Just days after saying he would consider doing so this summer, Missouri Governor Jay Nixon has commuted the sentence of Jeff Mizanskey, a 61-year old man who has been in prison for over 20 years without parole over a cannabis-related charge. This will make him immediately eligible for parole. “It’s amazing,” says Chris Mizanskey, Jeff’s …

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Missouri Governor to Consider Freeing Man Serving Life in Prison for Cannabis This Summer

Jeff Mizanskey, a 61-year old Missouri man who has been in prison for over 20 years without parole over a cannabis-related charge, could be freed as soon as “relatively early summer”, according to Missouri Governor Jay Nixon. Jeff was arrested in 1993 on his third nonviolent, cannabis-related charge. As part of the state‚Äôs controversial three-strike …

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