Cannabis Convict Freed From Prison After 12 Years. Don’t Stop There, Gov. Parson

Robert Franklin was sentenced to 22 years in state prison for possessing 1 pound of marijuana with the intent to distribute. But he’s free after serving 12 years because Missouri Gov. Mike Parson commuted the Columbia man’s sentence in May. Based on Parson’s recommendation, the Board of Probation and Parole office agreed Franklin should be set free, and he was released last week. Franklin spent his first day out of prison surrounded by family and…

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