With your help, CBD Choice has raised $7,672 for the Last Prisoner Project, a nonprofit organization shaping the future of the cannabis industry. Throughout the month of September, we dedicated 10 percent of all proceeds towards their foundation, lending a helping hand to their overall mission.
What is the Last Prisoner Project’s Mission, Exactly?
In case you didn’t know, the Last Prisoner Project aims to free every last prisoner of the supremely unjust War on Drugs. Many, many people currently sit behind bars for cannabis-related “crimes”, even as states continue to legalize cannabis.
The Last Prisoner Project is a group of cannabis industry professionals, drug policy experts, social justice advocates, and more. This experience allows them to overturn cannabis convictions nationwide.
If you’re a frequent CBD user, you’re probably aware that CBD is legal nationwide, as per the 2018 Farm Bill. So why does the Last Prisoner Project’s mission matter to us at CBD Choice? Well, CBD comes from hemp, cousin to the marijuana plant. Both hemp and marijuana products make up the current cannabis industry. If one side of our industry experiences injustice, we believe it is our duty to stand up and help.
The Winds of Change Are Blowing (Cannabis Smoke)
The Last Prisoner Project’s mission is especially important now. We’ve reached a time of racial reckoning where we are striving to create real equality as a society. But according to the National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws, or NORML, people of color are roughly 3.6 times more likely to be incarcerated for a marijuana-related offense.
This is not equality. This is prejudice. And this does not align with our beliefs.
No one should be incarcerated for marijuana, hemp, or cannabis, especially because cannabis is now legal – to varying degrees – throughout the United States. People of color especially don’t deserve to be disproportionately incarcerated for cannabis offenses.
Cannabis is not a crime.
CBD Choice Thanks You for Doing Your Part
Thanks to your purchases throughout the month of September, CBD Choice is proud to donate $7,672 to the Last Prisoner Project’s cause. We want to play our part in creating a better cannabis future, and we’re grateful that our customers can share in that future.