Harry served 10 years in prison because of a marijuana conviction. His cell mate served less time for shooting a man multiple times. Should sentences for marijuana be longer than violent crimes?
Brooke wanted to help his father who has bladder cancer with medical cannabis.
“I was sitting on the side of the road in handcuffs, my father’s medicine was on the hood of the patrol car…”
“…We were kids and I guess this is what kids do. He knew I was not a dealer, but I guess he was convinced if he said I was selling, then it would be better for him…”
Michael is a permanently disabled U.S. Navy veteran who needs medical cannabis for chronic issues after his kidney transplant. He has been denied college loans and employment from a cannabis conviction while trying to obtain medicine.
Tyrone and his family have been denied housing because of marijuana charges.
“Being away from my children at that time shattered me…” Edward has had custody of his children taken away because of a Child Protective Services policy regardless if there is any sign of abuse or neglect.