Meet Michael...

Michael, a Navy Veteran, was medically retired from the military due to his kidney disease. His newly transplanted kidney triggered chronic pain which led him to seek medical cannabis from a dispensary out of state. He wanted to avoid potential contaminants that could further harm him in cannabis from the illicit/traditional market products. Michael was arrested bringing the cannabis he obtained back into the state of Virginia. His cannabis conviction has meant denied employment and pursuing a college education to gain new skills due to denial of loans based on the conviction. 

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Michael was interviewed by Channel 13 Norfolk News recently…see the video here.

Meet Joe...

Joe suffered for years from the collateral consequences of a possession charge at age 19. He struggled to get employment because of propaganda and stigma influenced policies preventing applicants who have a drug charge on their record. Joe passed away at age 43 from cancer. His state of Virginia has passed medical cannabis and social justice legislation since his passing that he never got to see.

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Michael was interviewed by Channel 13 Norfolk News recently…see the video here.

Meet Tyrone...

Tyrone, a Navy Veteran, treated for PTSD by the Veteran’s Administration with dozens of medications, knew cannabis would help him better. He wanted to avoid potential contaminants in cannabis from the illicit market, so he grew chose to grow it in his garden. Even though it was for personal use, growing cannabis is treated as felony manufacturing. Long after Tyrone paid his debts for his charge, he and his family have been denied both private and public housing.

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Michael was interviewed by Channel 13 Norfolk News recently…see the video here.

Meet Edward...

Michael, a Navy Veteran, was medically retired from the military due to his kidney disease. His newly transplanted kidney triggered chronic pain which led him to seek medical cannabis from a dispensary out of state. He wanted to avoid potential contaminants that could further harm him in cannabis from the illicit/traditional market products. Michael was arrested bringing the cannabis he obtained back into the state of Virginia. His cannabis conviction has meant denied employment and pursuing a college education to gain new skills due to denial of loans based on the conviction. 

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Michael was interviewed by Channel 13 Norfolk News recently…see the video here.

Meet Harry...

Michael, a Navy Veteran, was medically retired from the military due to his kidney disease. His newly transplanted kidney triggered chronic pain which led him to seek medical cannabis from a dispensary out of state. He wanted to avoid potential contaminants that could further harm him in cannabis from the illicit/traditional market products. Michael was arrested bringing the cannabis he obtained back into the state of Virginia. His cannabis conviction has meant denied employment and pursuing a college education to gain new skills due to denial of loans based on the conviction. 

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Michael was interviewed by Channel 13 Norfolk News recently…see the video here.