The Roll-up #172: Free the Old Guy, Part II: He’s Coming Home
On a previous episode we told the story of 71-year-old Richard DeLisi, America’s longest-serving cannabis prisoner.
Now we have a follow-up. Authorities in Florida have granted DeLisi clemency. He’s scheduled to be released next month. We talk with Chiara Juster, a lawyer who worked with the Last Prisoner Project and the DeLisi family to finally gain freedom for this prisoner of conscience.
Read about more prisoners like DeLisi and the work of Last Prisoner Project here.
The Roll-Up: Leafly’s weekly cannabis news and culture podcast
Every Friday the Roll-Up crew—Bruce Barcott, Alyssa Yeoman, and Hannah Staton—dissect the week’s top cannabis stories and take a deep dive into a single issue. It’s a news and culture podcast, slightly elevated.