Last Prisoner Project to expand operations into six additional U.S. states, receives boost from Greenlane Holdings

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Greenlane Holdings, a global cannabis platform that sells cannabis accessories and owns a suite of cannabis brands, has partnered with the Last Prisoner Project (LPP) on its “ Roll It Up For Justice ” program. LPP, a nonprofit dedicated to cannabis and justice reform, is working to free the more than 40,000 people currently incarcerated across the U.S. for cannabis offences that are now legal in most states. America’s longest-serving, non-violent cannabis offender has been released from prison Michael Thompson, imprisoned for 25 years for selling three pounds of cannabis, to receive parole hearing in November Advocacy group demands release of cannabis prisoners in wake of coronavirus outbreak Greelane will be donating directly to LPP and will participate in the “Roll It Up For Justice” program by encouraging customers to donate through Greenlane’s e-commerce websites and retail stores. “Greenlane recognizes its responsibility to assist in rectifying the inequality and injustice that persists in the cannabis space,” Aaron LoCascio, co-founder and CEO of Greenlane, says in a statement . “Last Prisoner Project has made incredible progress towards its mission and Greenlane is proud to contribute to such a committed and influential advocacy group that is generating meaningful change.” Greenlane and LPP are also discussing further collaborations to direct a portion of the company’s profits towards supporting re-entry programs and criminal record expungement. “Last Prisoner Project is extremely thankful for Greenlane’s generosity and support,” says Mary Bailey, managing director of LPP, in a statement. “Greenlane’s partnership brings us one step closer to reaching our fundraising goal and furthering our mission to bring social justice to the cannabis industry,” Baily says. LPP reports that it plans to scale its initiative to at least six additional states this year. In December, the organization helped fight for the release of Richard DeLisi , believed to…

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