‘America Is Full Of Hypocrites’: Marijuana Lifer John Knock Speaks Out

By Tess Allen

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Days after John Knock learned that his application for clemency had been denied – meaning he would have to continue serving out two life sentences plus 20 years for a non-violent cannabis offense – he found himself transfixed by a story on NPR.

“There was [someone on the radio] talking about how they’re going to handle the marijuana distribution stores in Pennsylvania, and here I am doing a life sentence for marijuana,” Knock told Civilized from the federal penitentiary in Pennsylvania where he currently resides.

 

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https://www.civilized.life/articles/america-is-full-of-hypocrites-marijuana-lifer-john-knock/