Nonprofit forms to support marijuana felons

A marijuana entrepreneur who was locked up for pot is using his now legal business to give back to others who have been harmed by cannabis prohibition.

Ryan Basore, CEO of Redemption Cannabis, announced today the creation of the Redemption Foundation — a nonprofit designed to right the wrongs caused by years of weed being illegal. The goal: Lift up those harmed by the war on cannabis by providing financial and legal support to federal cannabis prisoners and work to get nonviolent pot prisoners out from behind bars.

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