How overturning marijuana convictions in California is saving lives

“First they got rich putting me in jail. Now they’re getting rich selling something that put me in jail.” Lorenze spent years in and out of jail, battling homelessness on LA’s Skid Row, because of a marijuana felony at 18. But now that weed is legal in California, a movement to expunge marijuana convictions is giving him a chance to earn a living wage and give back to his community.

Originally published on CNN Facebook Watch show Go There on August 19, 2019

Credit: DP, Cinematographer

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