Articles tagged with "Brittney Griner"
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First words from Brittney Griner: Thanks Biden, vows to help free others
Calvin Stovall - Published on December 16, 2022Read moreThe US Olympian said she plans to return to the WNBA and help fight for the release of other cannabis prisoners, including US Marine Paul Whelan, who is still detained in Russia.
How to talk to your family about Brittney Griner
Bruce Barcott - Published on December 9, 2022Read moreWhen minds change, laws change. We can start that process by talking openly about Brittney Griner and what her case really means.
Brittney Griner released from Russian detention in prisoner swap
Amelia Williams - Published on December 8, 2022Read moreAfter nearly a year in Russian custody, WNBA player Brittney Griner is going home. But her trial reveals flaws in how the US handles cannabis crimes.
Russian court upholds Brittney Griner’s sentence
Benzinga - Published on October 25, 2022Read moreThe US Olympian’s lawyer said no honest judge would agree that the 9-year punishment fits the crime of possessing less than one gram of cannabis oil.
The Roll-up #252: No one should be in prison for weed
Leafly Podcasts - Published on August 9, 2022Read moreIn this week’s episode: Brittney Griner and how no one should be in prison for weed and strains to smoke according to the universe!
Brittney Griner sentenced to 9 years in Russian prison for drug possession and smuggling
Calvin Stovall - Published on August 4, 2022Read moreThe WNBA star can appeal, but a prisoner swap now appears to be her best shot at freedom.
Brittney Griner’s cannabis trial resumes in Moscow
The Associated Press - Published on August 1, 2022Read moreGriner’s trial resumes this week, as diplomats work behind the scenes to reach a deal to set her free.
Brittney Griner testifies as Biden considers trading Russian prisoner to free her
Calvin Stovall - Published on July 27, 2022Read moreThe president is reportedly open to releasing a Russian arms dealer to bring the WNBA star home, but the Russians aren’t rushing to make a trade.
The Roll-up #240: Self care for stoners
Leafly Podcasts - Published on May 6, 2022Read moreThis week: Four top tips for mental health upkeep.
350,000 Americans not named Brittney Griner ‘wrongfully detained’ over cannabis
Bruce Barcott - Published on May 3, 2022Read moreJoe Biden’s government is defending the WNBA All-Star arrested for cannabis in Russia, while supporting the arrest of 350,000 here at home.