Articles tagged with "russia"
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First words from Brittney Griner: Thanks Biden, vows to help free othersCalvin Stovall - Published on December 16, 2022Read more
The 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.
Brittney Griner released from Russian detention in prisoner swapAmelia Williams - Published on December 8, 2022Read more
After 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 sentenceBenzinga - Published on October 25, 2022Read more
The 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 weedLeafly Podcasts - Published on August 9, 2022Read more
In 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 smugglingCalvin Stovall - Published on August 4, 2022Read more
The WNBA star can appeal, but a prisoner swap now appears to be her best shot at freedom.
Brittney Griner’s cannabis trial resumes in MoscowThe Associated Press - Published on August 1, 2022Read more
Griner’s trial resumes this week, as diplomats work behind the scenes to reach a deal to set her free.
Why can’t America defend Brittney Griner as if she owned the vapes?Bruce Barcott - Published on March 16, 2022Read more
Many pro athletes use cannabis to maintain their mental and physical health. And that’s okay. It’s time to stop pretending otherwise.
Brittney Griner is not alone: Here’s why pro athletes are using cannabisJosiah Hesse - Published on March 7, 2022Read more
The author of ‘Runners High’ explains why athletes are using cannabis for more than just pain relief.
WNBA star Brittney Griner detained in Russia over cannabis oilJanessa Bailey - Published on March 6, 2022Read more
Customs officials have had Griner in custody since February, and she could face up to 10 years according to Russian law.
Putin, hackers, and cannabis: The bizarre story of an Israeli-American jailed in RussiaChris Roberts - Published on October 23, 2019Read more
Cannabis, initially given as the sole reason for 26-year-old Naama Issachar’s detention, appears to have been merely a convenient excuse.