Commentary: Should Guyana relax its marijuana laws?

In 2010, Patricia Spottencrow, an Oklahoma mother of four, was sentenced to 12 years in prison for selling just $31 worth of marijuana. For many, the sentence was too harsh, especially since the convicted woman was a first time offender who had fallen on hard times.

Dennis Adonis is a Guyana-born international journalist, author, and software engineer. As of the May 1, 2015, he has written and published more than 20 books of various genres, in at least five languages. His work in international journalism is widely known; having written for some of the most respected print and digital media outfits in North America and Europe. From the Ebola crisis in Liberia, to the war in Ukraine, he has been on the ground covering some of the most breathtaking and intriguing news events in more than 30 countries worldwide. His literary website is at Contact the author...

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