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High Hopes

Marjan Riazi

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High Hopes

Saturday, February 2 @ 3:30

By Marjan Riazi

Virgil Grant, the self-proclaimed hustler from Compton fought for justice after his medical marijuana business landed him in federal prison. While serving time, he met Will Robinson, a wrongfully convicted businessman. Now they both want to profit from the industry that put them behind bars through a groundbreaking social equity program. But as Los Angeles tries to repair the harms of marijuana prohibition, who are the winners and losers of the new green economy?