Sarah Silverman, Montel Williams and others are raising awareness about Michael Thompson, a 68-year old man who's serving a 40-60 year sentence in Michigan for conspiracy to distribute marijuana.
From 1997-2007, George Floyd was arrested four times for selling cocaine. He spent more than two years in Texas jails and prisons. Floyd was murdered by Minneapolis police on May 25.
The first celebrities to be arrested for marijuana possession in 2020 are NFL players Muhammad Wilkerson and Greg Robinson. Both are free agents.
A total of 21 celebrities arrested for marijuana or other drugs in 2019, included two NFL players, four NCAA football players, an NBA player, an NCAA basketball player, a former MLB player, six musicians, three actors, the founder of Cirque de Soleil, a former Playboy playmate and a Greek tycoon.
The true story of what happened when NYPD arrested two brothers for shipping hemp from Vermont to Brooklyn, NY in November.