Reporter Who Quit on Air to Fight for Pot Legalization Faces Decades in Prison

Pending trial of Charlo Greene raises questions about the war on drugs and could have broader legal implications as more states move towards legalization.

The most recent charges against Charlo Greene in her marijuana case include six more offenses than the original indictment, according to a spokeswoman for the Alaska attorney general’s office. Instead of eight counts for a total of 24 years in prison, she is facing 14 offenses for a possible 54 years.

Reached by phone on Thursday, Greene said she was unaware that she was facing a sentence twice as harsh as the original indictment filed against her last year.

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