When Pot Prisoners Become Geopolitical Pawns

When Pot Prisoners Become Geopolitical Pawns

Naama Issachar, the young American-Israeli woman who was busted at the Moscow airport for cannabis possession, is now free after being detained since April 2019 and making international headlines for the extremity of her case. Issachar’s release is certainly good news for her and her family, but this victory came at a cost. Over the past few months, it has become clear that Issachar’s case was wrapped up in a web of international intrigue and political rivalries, and there’s reason to believe the precedent set by Issachar’s release could encourage further arrests of travelers under the guise of cannabis possession.…

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