I Never Smoked Marijuana — But I’m Serving Life In Prison Over A Marijuana Charge

CESAL: I Never Smoked Marijuana — But I’m Serving Life In Prison Over A Marijuana Charge

By Craig Cesal

Aug 27, 2019

“I sentence you to a term of natural life imprisonment, without the possibility of parole.”

These were the words I heard just months after the events of Sept. 11, 2001. You see, at that time, the news was filled with theories that drug dealers finance terrorists, and I had just been convicted of my first felony: conspiring to distribute marijuana. This was the newest foray into the “War on Drugs.”

The government never claimed that I bought, sold, or even used marijuana, but rather my business repaired semi-trucks for a company that trafficked marijuana. I didn’t think I was doing anything wrong, as I didn’t do anything with marijuana. I was wrong, according to the federal court in Gainesville, Georgia. My business, nestled near Chicago, was auctioned by lawyers in Georgia to pay for their services to secure the life sentence, after my home and savings were spent.

Two months ago, recreational marijuana was approved for sale by the Illinois legislature. Some of my business equipment is likely being used again to repair trucks that haul marijuana.

For over 17 years, I have watched robbers, rapists and even murderers come and go from prison. Last year, a guy in my cellblock who killed two federal marshals was paroled after serving 30 years.

I’ve been watching the news, and I’m waiting to see if we prisoners will get the right to vote.

Here at the federal prison in Terre Haute, Indiana, the cornerstone, engraved with “A.D. 1937,” reminds me that the prison opened the same year the federal government made marijuana illegal. The construction workers likely used pot while they built the prison. Looking out from my job at the prison factory, where we make blankets for the military, I can see “Death House” — where Timothy McVeigh and others died. He spent less time in federal prison than me, although his current housing is likely worse.

From Cellblock D, a couple of weeks ago before the time I wrote this, John Walker Lindh, the so-called “White Taliban” who shot CIA agents in Afghanistan, went home after serving his 20-year sentence. He came in after me, and with good time credits, served only 17 years.

To my knowledge, he never aided others who schlepped marijuana. Whew, that’s a good thing, or he’d still be here in prison with me. He was convicted of providing aid to terrorists, but for anything related to marijuana.

Prison is intended to teach offenders not to violate the law again, or simply, for those, like me, the judge deemed irredeemable, to teach the public, who may be thinking of something related to marijuana. At times, I scratch my head trying to fathom who is learning what as a result of my sentence. Bradley Manning made WikiLeaks a household word, and President Obama sent him home because he wore a dress. Maxwell Klinger, of “M*A*S*H” fame, had no such luck.

Obama also turned down my clemency request. Just what am I, or anyone else, supposed to learn from my life-for-pot sentence?

The Terre Haute prison abuts the Wabash River, which separates Indiana from Illinois. From the right places, I can see Illinois across the river, where I lived, and where marijuana distribution, and thereby marijuana conspiracy, is encouraged by state tax collectors. Did I merely have bad timing in selling services to marijuana traffickers from my perch in Illinois? Nope, federal DEA agents are still nabbing distributors in Illinois, well, because they still can. Oh, and the money from the marijuana dispensaries likely pay their salaries. Hopefully, I’ll learn my lesson in prison.

I imagine I can learn from the Federal Bureau of Prison’s paycheck collectors charged with caging me. The prison buildings are surrounded by tall fences, razor wire and cameras. No one from the media, from a family, or from an auditor can get in to see what staffers actually do inside the fence. Guards often go days without so much as seeing an inmate, if they even show up for work. Most will spend more years receiving retirement benefits from the job than they spent actually working.

A sentence of life means a sentence until death. Staff are flummoxed trying to discern what to put in the Federal Bureau of Prisons Form for my release date. Death won’t work. It must be a number. The last time I checked, they were writing 2028. Remember, nobody is coming over the fence and razor wire to check on the paperwork. But no release is imminent.

The sentencing judge determined I am a marijuana reprobate. I am thus irredeemable, and unworthy of anything other than final damnation in prison. Murderers are released after 13.4 years on average, according to the Department of Justice, and a terrorist can go home after 17 years. But I am a prisoner of the War on Drugs. There’s no hope for me under existing federal law.

I’ve learned my lesson, and lawmakers should be pushed to learn a lesson. Federal drug laws, especially marijuana laws, are long overdue for reform. The “fix” must also include sensible relief for prisoners of the failed War on Drugs.

Craig Cesal is serving a sentence of life without the possibility of parole in Indiana’s Terre Haute prison for a “marijuana” offense. He co-owned a towing company that recovered and repaired trucks for a rental company, some of which were used by smugglers to transport marijuana. He graduated from Montini High School in Lombard, Illinois in 1977. His daughter, Lauren, has obtained more than 300,000 signatures on a petition calling for clemency.”

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The views and opinions expressed in this commentary are those of the author and do not reflect the official position of The Daily Caller.

Additional Links of Information for Craig Cesal:

https://www.facebook.com/FreeCraigCesal/

https://www.change.org/p/free-my-dad-serving-life-without-parole-for-marijuana

https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/the-watch/wp/2016/12/02/he-got-life-without-parole-for-pot-and-he-was-just-denied-clemency/

http://www.pow420.com/craig_cesal

https://www.civilized.life/articles/marijuana-lifer-craig-cesal/

Letters From Thorne Peters: “My message MUST reach beyond these walls to be heard by that ONE PERSON who will hear it and use it to save themselves by following the LAW over LEGISLATION…FREE BY LAW NOT SLAVE TO LEGISLATION!”

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After reaching out to Thorne Peters via letter about a month ago, I have since received letters back from him.  There have been ten Judges recuse themselves from the case so far, as reported by Ms. Linda Harrah on Facebook.

Thorne Peters (right) and Leo AwGoWhat (right) in an undated photo. - THORNE PETERS/THORNEPETERS.COM

On August 13th, the Memphis Flyer published that the Tennessee Court of Criminal Appeals upheld the original ruling and sentence on Peters’ case dealt by the Shelby County Criminal Court. A PDF of that Court case is HERE.

In a 10 page handwritten letter from Thorne Peters he said that,

“My message must reach beyond these walls to be heard by that ONE PERSON who will hear it and use it to save themselves by following the LAW over LEGISLATION!  FREE BY LAW NOT SLAVE TO LEGISLATION!

We must never forget not only Thone Peters, but ALL of the prisoners of the drug war that have so savagely been incarcerated and denied their rights and freedom, lost their families and more, because of a commerce driven NWO Agenda to control each and every one of us by legislation to do so.  Enforced by the military industrial complex, which was in fact voted upon by us when we put the people into the government industrial complex, which we created, and in which we all now live, and have been living for at least the last 200 years, (because that’s as far back as I care to go).  So it is essentially all of our faults that this scenario came to be, not on purpose, but by lack of knowledge and understanding and the all out cover up by the entities which evolved beyond our understanding and ability to react.  In short, “they” think they have us all wrapped up nicely.

Thorne states in his letter that he is facing at least 26 additional months, and possibly another 30 months “in the offing”, for a total of six years.  I surely hope and pray that this doesn’t happen.  I hope that all prisoners of prohibition will be set free soon.  There are a few States that are taking a step in the right direction, however it needs to be done at a Federal level, repeal their sentences, and mass release them all.  They are in fact prisoners of war. 

Actus Reus Non Facit Reum Nisi Mens Sit Rea

For the act to be guilty, the mind must be guilty, for the mind to be guilty, the act must be criminal.

Without further ado I will give you excerpts of the words from   “TKP Thorne Peters”, from the Memphis Tennessee Penal Farm:

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“My message must reach beyond these walls to be heard by that ONE PERSON who will hear it and use it to save themselves by following the LAW over LEGISLATION.”

“Any who stand for Bills and propositions to create LEGISLATION to REPEAL, REFORM or REDRESS THE law STAND AGAINST FREEDOM!”

“We will not be set FREE by the System that has been designed to enslave us with fees, fines, sin tax and penalties for engaging in consensual behavior that have been opined into arguments in the name of enacting LEGISLATION to save us from Ourselves, for Our own good.  PROHIBITION is a crime against humanity, but we have accepted it as an outgrowth of a Democracy based on providing Representation to inflict the will of the PEOPLE against the HUMAN RIGHTS OF THE INDIVIDUAL.  Slaves did not need the EMANCIPATION PROCLOMATION to be FREE.  They were born FREE.  LEGISLATION robbed them of that FREEDOM with a CONSTITUTION that supports bigotry over moral turpitude.  ALL MEN ARE CREATED EQUAL, NOT SLAVES OR FEMALES.  WE THE PEOPLE cannot be given power over the FREE WILL of FREE individuals to engage in consensual acts of FREEDOM of choice…no matter how many SHEEPLE gather with their pitchforks, torches and LEGISLATION to rule me with Jackbootz and Kangaroo Courts.”

“The LAW cannot change because I AM THE LAW.  LEGISLATION supports an artificial system of LEGAL and ILLEGAL that does not exist in nature.”

“In 2003, in LAWRENCE V. TEXAS, the SUPREME COURT ruled that sodomy is now legal.  So, by this standard, if I sodomize you, how can you declare it is illegal?  In this primal act we understand the law.  I, the individual, the most powerful force on earth, declare that sodomy is UNLAWFUL when done to me!  But the individuals or gaggle of FLOCKTARDZ have the authority to tell others they cannot engage in an act that they find immoral, deviant, disgusting, or reprehensible…”

If Our right to say YES is stolen by LEGISLATION then Our right to say NO is up for vote and that is RAPE!  We are brainwashed on the most fundamental level to deny Our individuality in order to be more easily led astray.  Look at the words we use to refer to an individual – OURSELVES, THEMSELVES, YOU is also plural or singular.  Individuals are denounced as RECALCITRANT, RABBLEROUSER, DISSIDENT, we have problems with authority – INFIDEL, BLASPHEMER, ENEMY OF THE STATE. CONFORM OR DIE! …

“This is why the Holy/Legal Union of Marriage is imposed, so that you must answer to someone other than yourself.  If not GOD or CROWN OF GOVERNMENT, then your Spouse.  Pay a fee to the  establishment to prove your Love – The Contract of Marriage.  OR the ENTITY will label your children Bastards!  Control through stigma.  It costs little to get married and a lot to get a divorce.”

“If we go FREE, the ENTITY goes broke!”

“Two people commit the same Act, (ACTOS REUS), for the same purpose, (MENS REA), yet by the Democratic process of LEGISLATION by REPRESENTATION, one can be declared a Criminal and the other a Customer.”

“Two people toke up.  Where are you at in America?  Are you following the rules?  Two people use a drug.  Just say no to drugs. Which drugs?  If you are using  drug, did you pay your fee to the AMA and go to the monopoly of Big Pharma?  Are you a Customer or a Criminal for using that drug?  Are you using one of the drugs prescribed by the MEDICAL INDUSTRIAL COMPLEX or one of the drugs PROHIBITED BY PRESCRIPTION by the LEGAL INDUSTRIAL COMPLEX.  If you’re not paying a fee to the entity there will be fines.  So be good SHEEPLE, and do what you are told to do, the way you are told to do it and you will be a FREE CITIZEN in a FREE COUNTRY, even though there is RESTRAINT OF TRADE in the FREE MARKET ENTERPRISE. You are FREE to buy what the ENTITY allows you to buy!”

“We are trained to believe that LEGISLATION sets us FREE, when in reality LEGISLATION is what declares us SLAVES.  The motto on our $ is E PLURIBUS UNUM – FROM MANY ONE.”

The reality is that we are conscripted by LEGISLATION to become MANY rather than ONE.

“As Senator Huey P. Long said:  When Fascism comes to America, it will not be called Fascism…It will be called Anti-Fascism

“Denouncing Our blessed CONSTITUTION makes you an ANARCHIST, a SUBVERSIVE.  As good Americans we must follow the CONSTITUTION…well, which version?”

“The one that supported SLAVERY, upheld CHATTEL?”

“States Rights enforced atrocities that were confirmed by Congressional Act.  The Fugitive Slave Act, The Mann Act, The Volstead Act, The Racial Integrity Act, Comstock Law, are all violations of Our Human Rights and were enforced in Supreme Court decisions.  In Dred Scott V. Sanford, SCOTUS ruled that Negroes were like Hogs.”

“You notice that in School, they never teach us about the people who stood up as individuals against the system; only of those who stood up in SUPPORT of the System.  We do not learn the names of those who stood up as Individuals to declare that they are FREE BY LAW, NOT SLAVE TO LEGISLATION.  Linda Brown V. Board of Education; Aurelia Browder who defeated segregated buses.  Estelle T. Griswold who ended Comstock Law against Birth Control Pills, and Professor Timothy Leary who defeated the Marihuana Tax Stamp Act of 1937, which became the Controlled Substances Act of 1970.  And here we are!”

“And who claims to be the great voice of the LEGAL movement? NORML.  NORML wants to REFORM Marijuana Laws, not END PROHIBITION.  50 years of what?  They’ve got SHEEPLE cheering for these legislated victories in State after State, and in every State there are PLANT PRISONERS, and in every State someone is getting busted for POT.  In NO State can Police or Government Officials use it.  In NO State is it available as part of your treatment on your Health Care Options, and in NO State is a Medical Marijuana Card respected by Employers who are Drug Testing You for Employment!”

“Professional Athletes cannot use it without getting busted, and POTHEADZ can get their Kids taken away!  There is a Bill for RIGHT TO TRY if you are trying to stay alive and use new fangled pharmaceutical Drugs, but POT is not one of them!  Yeah, we got LEGAL WEED!  After decades of fighting the ENTITY to prove that POT is NOT a Drug, SHEEPLE now refer to it as a Drug to beg to get some!  DIVIDE and CONQUER!  MEDHEADZ V. POTHEADZ.”

“The Legal Industrial Complex realizes it can no longer have the monopoly on Cannabis, so they want to split the difference by handing us over to the Medical Industrial Complex.”

“Thus, here I remain, facing charges due to a BILL in a CRIMINAL COURT, demanding to face a VICTIM in the name of the LAW, and I am told that the STATE is the VICTIM, according to LEGISLATION that enfranchises Criminal Codes.  I demand that the CRIMINAL COURT define my GUILTY ACT only to be told that I have VIOLATED a CONGRESSIONAL ACT, TO WIT:  The CONTROLLED SUBSTANCES ACT, amended from the CONTROLLED DRUG SUBSTANCES ACT, not only to silence the point that POT is not a Drug, but to keep their greatest enemy under wraps:  HEMP!”

“LEGISLATION MAKES SLAVES OF US ALL!  WHEN YOU STAND UP FOR YOUR RIGHTS BY STANDING AGAINST THE RIGHTS OF OTHERS WE ALL FALL DOWN!”

“So, I am on an Island, alone.  I reject all forms of Process to give me a portion of what is mine.  I will not negotiate with the Carjacker to allow me to use my Car on the weekends.  It’s MY Car!

“I go to Court and I am told by NORML, The “Nixon Organization of Reprehensible (Marijuana) Lawyers”, to join them on working to pass LEGISLATION.  That is Politically motivated Judicial Bias, which is a Crime, to go along with Restraint of Trade.  Perversion of Justice.  There is No Victim.”

“When the Individual faces an Individual in a Court of Law, there is Justice.  When the Individual answers to the ENTITY in a CRIMINAL COURT there is oppression.”

“Through these various PROHIBITIONS, Our Country is home to 25% of the Prison population, even though we represent 5% of the World.  But it is far more insidious than that. These numbers do not include all those on Parole or Probation, and it does not count those sentenced to DRUG REHAB.  America accounts for 1/2 of the arrests in the World.  Two of three do not face a Victim – They answer to charges based on a BILL, that has been Legislated into existence.”  So if the ENTITY did not have PROHIBITION, 2 of 3 of them would be gone.  Judges, Lawyers, Bailiffs, Clerks, Transcribers, Jailers, Parole and Probation Officers, Bail Bondsmen and others.  If Cops weren’t on FB as “Bob Smith” hunting POTHEADZ or on Craigslist pretending to be seeking Prostitutes, THEY WOULD BE OUT HUNTING THUGZ NOT DRUGS!  Then there would be a Cop on every corner Protecting and Serving the People, and Criminals would be less likely to rear their ugly heads on Our Streets!  Where would the ENTITY be then?”

“It doesn’t matter what you BELIEVE; it only matters how you BEHAVE.”~THE KINGPIN THORNE PETERS!

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Additionally this information was reported on Facebook on Thorne Peters Profile:  (Please view video through the link).

Hey peepz call in from TKP Thorne Peters starts at 10:00 minutes. The whole criminal court division here in Memphis TN has recused on his case. Celebrate his birthday on August 21st. Write him at 1045 Mullins Station RD, Memphis TN 38134. RNI #389985. Call Amy Weirich for your freedom. 901 222 1300 ” Free the Kingpin. There’s No Mens Rea for Cannabis. Give us our Freedom. Hang up. *67 your phone and your number is not shown. #IAMTHELAW #NOMENSREA NOMENSREA leaves No Cannabis Enthusiast Behind.

I think maybe some late Birthday Cards are in order??  I know from previous letter that THORNE HAS NOT received many letters of encouragement.  I think that anything we can do to help ease his situation including a card or a letter, we should do it!  It is so easy to be forgotten when your incarcerated.  Please remember him, and all the others out there in your thoughts.

Please write to TKP Thorne Peters at this address:

Shelby County Correctional Center

RNI# 389985

1045 Mullins Station Road

Memphis, TN  38134

DONATE to the “Freedom Fund”!

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https://p.memphisflyer.com/media/pdf/thorne_peters_.pdf

https://www.facebook.com/thorne.peters/posts/2408164555930542

https://m.memphisflyer.com/NewsBlog/archives/2019/08/13/cannabis-crusader-loses-appeal-in-bizarre-drug-case?fbclid=IwAR1-lE5A6weXdVzneAqapF2spSQQTW7mXBFFESQ9o7OtQUg2yI0EqC1eOA0

https://kentuckymarijuanaparty.com/2019/05/14/freedom-is-not-free-and-thorne-peters-is-paying-for-our-freedom-to-use-cannabis-by-being-incarcerated-unjustly-in-a-shelby-county-tennessee-penal-farm/

https://kentuckymarijuanaparty.com/2019/04/24/thorne-peters-387-days-and-still-counting-in-the-memphis-tn-penal-system-still-fighting-for-our-rights/

https://kentuckymarijuanaparty.com/2018/09/09/tkp-thorne-peters-sits-in-the-hole-over-five-months-after-his-arrest/

https://kentuckymarijuanaparty.com/2018/05/11/tkp-thorne-peters-day-39-of-39-months-for-cannabis-nomensrea/

https://kentuckymarijuanaparty.com/2018/04/12/tn-human-rights-and-cannabis-activist-the-king-pin-thorne-peters-continues-to-fight-shelby-county-charges-after-latest-arrest/

https://kentuckymarijuanaparty.com/2018/04/03/thorne-peters-live-from-shelby-county-justice-center-in-memphis-tn/

https://kentuckymarijuanaparty.com/2018/04/03/thorne-peters-live-from-shelby-county-justice-center-in-memphis-tn/

https://kentuckymarijuanaparty.com/2018/03/08/found-guilty-by-jury-of-possession-of-pot-that-i-was-not-in-possession-of-thorne-peters/

https://kentuckymarijuanaparty.com/2018/03/01/tn-thorne-peters-the-trial-of-the-millennium-continues-today/

MORE…

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lawrence_v._Texas

https://en.wikisource.org/wiki/Popular_Science_Monthly/Volume_23/June_1883/Our_Marriage_and_Divorce_Laws_I

https://study.com/academy/lesson/mens-rea-vs-actus-reus-difference-comparison.html

https://en.wikiquote.org/wiki/Talk:Huey_Long

https://www.constituteproject.org/constitution/United_States_of_America_1992

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Slavery_in_the_United_States

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Slavery#Chattel_slavery

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Act_of_Congress

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fugitive_Slave_Act_of_1793

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mann_Act

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Volstead_Act

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Racial_Integrity_Act_of_1924

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Comstock_laws

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dred_Scott_v._Sandford

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Brown_v._Board_of_Education

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Aurelia_Browder

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Estelle_Griswold

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Leary_v._United_States

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Marihuana_Tax_Act_of_1937

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Controlled_Substances_Act

http://www.pow420.com/

https://www.fda.gov/patients/learn-about-expanded-access-and-other-treatment-options/right-try

https://www.facebook.com/thorne.peters/videos/2416560638424267/?__tn__=%2CdlC-R-R&eid=ARDCmOoFaKWpNP2-wConxfFM6MK4OMZxehtg3f7BUaqE6cmolm560-6TN_xX4UhcwzmOy7AQNLV6ToYM&hc_ref=ARQHD6DJa7sc7MsYgyNcdno4gSGp5P9NOv27USFRFMtt0pzzzKAOGUYAQkCTwY7IOIs

Freedom Is NOT Free And Thorne Peters Is Paying For Our Freedom To Use Cannabis, By Being Incarcerated Unjustly, In A Shelby County Tennessee Penal Farm…

The story starts here:  CHRONOLOGY OF CORRUPTION!

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For over a year now TKP Thorne Peters has been incarcerated in Shelby County Tennessee.  He was last arrested on what was to be his sentencing date for April 3rd, 2018, but ended up being a “failure to appear” charge, and later on a cannabis charge after he decided to smoke Cannabis in front of the Courthouse on that day instead of showing up for Court.

The history of the conspiracy is explained on the Thorne Peters Website along with a lot of other information.  Also, a very in-depth article about the pending cases is written by The Memphis Truth Commission.

Previous articles from USMjPartyKY are here.

Actus Reus Non Facit Reum Nisi Mens Sit Rea

For the act to be guilty, the mind must be guilty, for the mind to be guilty, the act must be criminal.

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Above:  Video by Lady L (Linda Harrah) on Facebook.  Includes latest updates as of 5/13/19.

The latest information in this saga is that at least six Officials have been recused from Thorne Peter’s trial for varying reasons.  They are:  Carolyn Wade Blackett, Judge Paula Skahan, J. Robert Carter Jr.,  J. Lammey Jr., John Wheeler Campbell, and Asst. DA Mike         Mc Cusker.

On Monday, Criminal Court Judge Jim Lammey, in a separate incident, has caused quite a stir over posts he made on Facebook.  A number of organizations are requesting that he be censured.

June 3rd is the date set for there to be another Judge assigned to the case.

Meanwhile, at the Penal Farm, Thorne continues to fight human rights abuses within the system of the prison.  Commissary items, books and other reading materials, paper and pens, things that we use everyday, these prisoners had been given no access to where Thorne is being held.  As a result of Thorne’s intervention, the policies were changed.  These items are now available.  He continues to assist from within wherever he can.

ATTENTION! WARNING! DANGER! HARK & PAY HEED!!! JUST SAY: “NO MENS REA!” THEN STFU! PpP! LIKE & SHARE! TAG! NO MORE BLAH BLAH BLAH! “SPEAK NOT ON POT!”

Please write to TKP Thorne Peters at this address:

Shelby County Correctional Center

RNI# 389985

1045 Mullins Station Road

Memphis, TN  38134

DONATE to the “Freedom Fund”!

You have to ask why so many judges are recusing on his Cannabis cases? Why they have to make it about something besides pot? This time it is failure to appear. When will he get a clear cannabis case?  Lady L

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THORNE PETERS: 387 DAYS AND STILL COUNTING, IN THE MEMPHIS, TN PENAL SYSTEM–STILL FIGHTING FOR OUR RIGHTS…

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SINCE APRIL 3rd, 2018 Thorne Peters has been incarcerated in the prison system of MemphisTennessee.

As he fights for his own rights and OUR rights as a cannabis consumers,  he also fights for prisoners rights from within the walls of the Penal Farm in Memphis. 

May 2, 2019 is the next court date scheduled and will be in Judge Campbell’s Courtroom.  Judge Carter and Judge Lammey are recused from the case.

A very in depth article has been published at “MemphisTruth.Org” in which Thorne Peters ordeal thus far has been featured.  I encourage everyone to view it.

“We are political prisoners.  We are having our rights violated by a prohibition.”

“We are consenting adults in a free society, with free will, committing acts of consensual behavior, that are nobody else’s business.  Yet the Government industrial complex, the legal industrial complex, continue to make it their business.”

*Medical Pot – “Why can’t we all have pot?”

*Decriminalized Pot – Where can I buy some legal decriminalized pot?”

“There is no such thing as a non-violent criminal, all crime is violent”

As written in the U.S. Marijuana Party introduction, “More Americans are in jail today for marijuana offenses than at any previous time in American history.”

These people who are unjustly incarcerated are our brothers, sisters, mothers, fathers, children, cousins, other family members and friends.  They do not deserve to be in a cage for a NON CRIME!  We are NOT CRIMINALS!  We are peaceful, law-abiding and loving Citizens who deserve the right to live in peace.

We must do everything we can to help these individuals fight for their own liberty and OURS!

The war will never be over until each and every one of these people are free and have all their rights restored.

Number of people arrested for a marijuana law violation in 2017: 659,700

Cooper, 38, headed off to continue serving his sentence of life in prison without the possibility of parole for conspiracy to sell marijuana.

CAN DO CLEMENCY .COM has many people who have been incarcerated for “Pot” for life sentences.  Please view and share.

Meanwhile, while we wait to be free again …

Please call AMY WEIRICH; D.A., Memphis, TN (901) 222-1300

And also call the Tennessee Governor at (615) 741-2001 and say “investigate THE KINGPIN conspiracy…”

THEN:

Visit ThornePeters.com and click the ‘420 NITE CLUB BUST’ and ‘CONSPIRACY’ banners to get the story on the now TEN YEAR CONSPIRACY against THE KINGPIN THORNE PETERS that lead to this moment.

And last but not least, please DONATE to the “Freedom Fund”!

Remember to write to Thorne Peters at: 

1045 Mullins Station Rd., Memphis, TN 38134 RNI# 389985.

Hearing from those who care means everything when you are in 23 and 1 lockdown.

Also remember to support other people who are being incarcerated for Cannabis charges!  Below I have listed a few of them.  Many thanks to Kerry Cannon who forwarded their names to me!

Lance Gloor

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Jimmy Romans

John Knock-life

Diana Marquez

Luke Scarmazzo

Craig Cesal-life

Corvain Cooper-life

Way Long

Michael Pelletier- life

Andy Cox- life

While we wait to see true justice served keep these and all prisoners in your thoughts and prayers daily and every chance you get write a letter or sign a petition or make your feelings about the issue known by  following Activist’s and sharing thru social media ! 

Every little bit helps!

smk

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https://memphistruth.org/2019/04/10/thorne-peters-weed-messiah/?fbclid=IwAR22CG5C-9_R8zSNKT9EV-rJ97QME5spEdBQuWe2zPYuMCHeKrEcKJWML4g

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https://www.nashvillepublicradio.org/post/drug-charges-dropped-against-medical-marijuana-activist-marshall-county?fbclid=IwAR3jCPmspGWjWcXqmMg4rNn0AWVvVp-q9Ca2juBJCDzFN9cgmiqrV0Sxo44#stream/0

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Published: Dec 20, 2017, 2:31 pm

By Bruce Schreiner, The Associated Press

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — The “Godfather of Grass” — who generated an Internet following for his exploits during his run from the law — is facing prison time after admitting his involvement in a marijuana operation in rural Kentucky nearly a decade ago.

John Robert “Johnny” Boone pleaded guilty this week in federal court in Louisville to a single count. He’s accused of conspiring to possess, grow and distribute more than 1,000 marijuana plants at an operation near Springfield, Kentucky, U.S. Attorney Russell M. Coleman said Wednesday. Boone watered and fertilized the plants on a farm near his home, prosecutors said.

Boone’s roots in the marijuana business are reputed to run deep. Decades ago, prosecutors said he led a multi-state marijuana operation known as the “Cornbread Mafia.”

His attorney said he was in court and couldn’t immediately comment.

Boone fled to Canada after a 2008 indictment on federal drug charges in Kentucky, and he spent eight years on the loose until his capture in late 2016. Canadian officials turned him over to U.S. authorities, and Boone was returned to Kentucky to face charges.

As part of his plea agreement, Boone faces up to five years in prison and a $250,000 fine at his sentencing March 15, prosecutors said.

Boone, now in his 70s, was convicted in the 1980s and spent a decade in prison for what prosecutors called a massive marijuana syndicate. They said he was the head of the Cornbread Mafia, which had 29 farms in Minnesota, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Michigan, Nebraska, Missouri, Kansas and Wisconsin.

Boone was featured on the TV show “America’s Most Wanted,” spurring a Facebook page called Run, Johnny, Run. He has been described as a tattooed Santa Claus.

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