Proposed Marijuana Expungement Legislation Spreads with Legalization

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  1. mmcbride

    mmcbride Administrator Staff Member

    Friday, February 9, 2018
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    "As marijuana legalization continues to cultivate support across North America, more than a few states and their collective municipalities are working to expunge or reduce prior pot convictions – calling the absolution a states’ rights issue and a necessary atonement.

    In 2016, 574,641 American citizens were charged with simple marijuana possession. And for those with past marijuana convictions, they soon discovered it’s far more difficult to become a productive member of society with a criminal record; facing diminished access to employment, reduced chances at a higher education, and restricted housing opportunities."

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