Russia Denies Brittney Griner’s Appeal of 9-Year Sentence

October 26, 2022

A Russian court has denied WNBA star Brittney Griner's appeal of a 9-year sentence for possessing vape cartridges containing cannabis oil. Griner and her lawyers asked for an acquittal or at least to lessen her sentence, which they said was disproportionate to the offense and contradicts Russia’s own judicial practices. President Biden says his administration is working to free her. Inside Edition Digital’s Stephanie Officer has the details.

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