Jimmy Iakovos

    Jimmy Iakovos is a pseudonym for a writer who is incarcerated in Georgia. It is illegal in some Southern states to earn a living while under a sentence of penal servitude. Writing has enabled Jimmy to endure over 30 years of continuous imprisonment.

    GA May Put CBD in Pharmacies. Could It Help People on Parole?

    In a June 14 public hearing, the Georgia State Board of Pharmacy is considering ...

    Making Phone Calls From Our Prison Costs Us More Than Just the Money

    Thirty years ago, Georgia Department of Corrections (GDC) prisoners were only allowed one 15-minute ...

    Georgia Poised to Criminalize Vaping in Public Spaces

    The state of Georgia has long criminalized harm reduction whatever way it can, and ...

    How I Quit Cigarettes in Prison, After Smoking for 40 Years

    I’m coming up on the three-year anniversary of the day I stopped smoking cigarettes. ...

    The Gardener Who Grew Our Health Care in Prison

    For most of his time in Georgia Department of Corrections custody, Charlie was assigned ...

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