California is far and away America’s leader in expungement of cannabis convictions. But never forget that all over America people remain locked away for so-called marijuana crimes. The opening video in the Prisoners of Prohibition series will refresh your memory.
- The 16-minute premier features lawyers, activists and family members fighting the incarceration of nonviolent marijuana offenders. In the opening moments, Lauren Cesal looks into the camera and asks for the release of her father Craig Cesal, who is serving life without parole. “Fourteen years without my dad. Being 28, that’s half my life,” Lauren Cesal says.