Mario Ramos of I Bud You, Inc. spent one year and 20 days in jail for growing 226 plants, also known as a non-violent cannabis crime. A multi-decade advocate and activist, he wrote us this impassioned letter while serving time at Morris County Correctional Facility in New Jersey. Details on Mario Ramos’ story is to come. In the meantime, however, here’s a glimpse of who he is and his gripes with the current state of canna-political affairs in the US. Just remember: If weed was truly legal, people wouldn’t go to jail for it anymore.

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