Getting to Know Marijuana Lifer Moe Foley

Maurice "Moe" Foley is serving de-facto Life for Marijuana.

Maurice “Moe” Foley is serving de-facto Life for Marijuana.

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You can learn more about Moe Foley’s case here.  But we also thought it would be nice to let the public get to know the real men behind these horrific Draconian sentences for nonviolent marijuana offenses.  So we asked a series of questions designed to do just that!

What meal or food do you crave most that you will want to eat when you get out?
Real vegetables and fruit other than apples, which is the only kind we get in here.

What are your favorite books or who are your favorite authors? 
Michael Connelly is my favorite author.  I love also to read National Geographic, especially in Spanish, which I am fluent in.

Prefer winter or summer?
I like fall the best!

Nocturnal or morning person?

Coffee or tea?
Coffee, but I also drink tea.

Favorite Sports?
Drag racing – top fuelers.

avorite movie(s)?

Favorite TV show(s)?
Despierta America (like a Spanish version of Good Morning America); Primer Impacto (Spanish language news); Aqui y Ahora (a Spanish version of 60 Minutes).

Favorite song(s) and/or musical artist(s)?
My Heart Will Go On by Celine Dion; Wish You Were Here by Pink Floyd; and many others!

Moe Foley, serving de-facto life for marijuana, with his father.

Moe Foley, serving de-facto life for marijuana, with his father.

What is your favorite color? 

Prefer to be near a lake or the ocean?
I like both, but a lake for swimming.

If you could walk out tomorrow and go anywhere – where would it be and why?
I like the redwood forests of Northern California.

If you could travel to any country – where would it be and why? 
Jamaica – so I could do what I love and not go to jail!

What do you most want people to understand about being incarcerated that you don’t think they understand?
It’s psychological torture to be around all the screaming.


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