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Release Marijuana Inmates during Covid-19. By M.W White

   "Although cannabis is at the cusp of  Federal legalization and can be seen as a "Essential Business" there is still inmates incarnated for marijuana charges; while at risk for Covid-19"   March 13, 2020, President Trump declared a National Emergency because of the  Corona-virus Pandemic. Since then the U.S prisons/jail system condition has been expose for a death pool.   Former Federal inmate Piper Kerman, now Prison Right Advocate and writer of the bestselling novel turn Neflix series the "Orange is the New Black" , shares her concerns and empathy as she discuss the low risk of releasing inmates behind bars stated in the  Washington Post, “Elderly probationers and parolees have some of the lowest recidivism rates of all former inmates. Releasing such people poses very low public safety risks and will have a dramatic effect on preserving public health.” said Piper Kerman However, the United States is largest housing block for incarceration in