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The Movement to Expunge Marijuana Convictions in Legalization States Picks Up Steam [FEATURE]

As marijuana legalization spreads into various states ... 4,900 Californians petitioned the courts to have their prior marijuana convictions expunged off their criminal record. Washington state legali... read more

San Francisco makes weed legalization retroactive, wiping out criminal records for thousands

Thousands of Californians will have their misdemeanor pot ... convictions expunged automatically and thousands more may have felony cases re-categorized, after San Francisco District Attorney George G... read more

Poll: Should marijuana convictions be expunged for medical marijuana patients?

HARRISBURG — A Democratic State Senator from Montgomery County introduced legislation Monday to expunge ... of medical marijuana for. This will give people the opportunity to go to court and prove the... read more

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Victoria MP calls on federal government to expunge criminal records for minor cannabis possession

The federal government will make it legal for Canadians to possess and consume recreational marijuana ... to expunge records, that means they are deemed to have never occurred. The result is that you ... read more


Prosecutors move toward expunging marijuana convictions

Marijuana possession will become legal in Vermont on ... a policy to allow people with convictions for possessing small amounts of marijuana to apply to have those records expunged or sealed. Get all ... read more

Seattle drops over 500 convictions for marijuana possession after legalization

The Seattle Municipal Court ordered more than 500 convictions for misdemeanor marijuana possession be vacated after Washington legalized marijuana ... "542 people have criminal records for holding som... read more

Where Marijuana Is Legal, Some Cities Help People Still Haunted by It

Generally, people with criminal ... to apply for expungement. About half of legal marijuana states have processes for people to apply for reduced sentences or expunged records. But the majority of the... read more

Pa. lawmaker says his bill will legalize marijuana for adult use

Jake Wheatley (D., Allegheny) said his bill also will include provisions to expunge criminal records for marijuana-related convictions that would be considered lawful under the act. "States from coast ... read more

Pot offenders can get their cases tossed by going to church

Erase your pot past — by going to church! Brooklyn District Attorney Eric Gonzalez on Friday announced a first-of-its-kind program that gives people with low-level marijuana convictions the opportunit... read more

How to Check if Your California Pot Conviction Will Be Wiped Off Your Record

After new laws came into effect at the start of this month to legalize recreational cannabis ... More than 3,000 misdemeanor marijuana convictions will automatically be expunged from the records and a ... read more

Mayor Fulop: Distribution convictions should be expunged if weed is legalized

A strong supporter of legalizing marijuana in the state is not satisfied with the current bill to do so in the state Legislature. Jersey City Mayor Steven Fulop is in full support of the legalization ... read more

Michigan’s Governor-Elect May Pardon Those With Marijuana-Related Convictions

Governor-elect Gretchen Whitmer of Michigan may pardon those with marijuana convictions after the ... if we went forward because the legalization of marijuana is one issue, and expungement of criminal ... read more



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