The Scale of the Problem

It’s perhaps unsurprisingly difficult to obtain detailed figures showing exactly how many prisoners are in jail for psychedelic or other drug related crimes. The data below comes from information obtained by Release from the UK Government and covers the period 2004-2014. It’s important to remember that each number in this data is a person, a […]

Men Deserving Clemency – Antonio Bascaro – Life for Pot

Antonio was #1 on Top 25 men deserving of clemency because he has served more time for pot than anyone in the nation.  But, today, May 1st he walked out of prison and into the arms of his loving family! Washington Examiner covers Antonio’s freedom in this article: Bay of Pigs… Source: Men Deserving Clemency – […]

Roses behind the Wire – on liberating the psychedelic prisoners

My friend Leonard lives in metal box in the middle of the Arizona desert. He’s been there for quite some time. Leonard won a scholarship to Princeton University, but wanted more from life than the tenure-track, so he left for the road less traveled. He immersed himself in the jazz music of Greenwich Village and […]


Towards a Psychedelic Prisoner Support Network The Story so far… I’ve been involved with the anti-prohibition movement over many years and was one of the founders of Transform. I’ve spoken at numerous psychedelic conference and often included within my presentations the fact that there are people in jail because of the substances we are discussing […]