Cannabis Is Not A Crime

Cannabis Is Not A Crime

Cannabis Is Not A Crime with Weldon Angelos from The Weldon Project. Weldon is a former music producer who worked with legends like Snoop Dogg and Tupac Shakur’s recording group. In 2004, Weldon became the national face of criminal justice reform after he was sentenced to a mandatory 55-year prison term for a $1000 worth of cannabis. His cause was championed by Senators Cory Booker & Mike Lee, celebrities, leading news organizations like the Washington Post & Rolling Stone magazine, which led to an early release in 2016 after serving 13 years of his 55-year sentence.

Cannabis Is Not A Crime

Since his release, Weldon has become a leading activist working to end cannabis prohibition and reform our federal criminal justice system. The Weldon Project is dedicated to funding social change and financial aid for those who are still serving prison time for cannabis-related offenses. Through extensive partnerships throughout the legal Cannabis industry, The Weldon Project launched the MISSION [GREEN] initiative to is raise the bar for awareness, social justice, and social equity by providing unique ways for cannabis businesses and consumers to participate in a nationwide campaign aimed to provide relief to those who have been negatively impacted by prohibition.