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Brittney Griner sentenced to 9 years for cannabis possession, smuggling in Russia

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Russian prosecutors have asked a court outside Moscow to sentence American basketball star Brittney Griner to 9 1/2 years in prison on cannabis possession charges. Closing arguments in Griner's trial are taking place Thursday, nearly six months after her arrest at a Moscow airport and subsequent detention. Griner has acknowledged having vape cartridges with cannabis oil in her luggage.
4 months ago·Washington, United States

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