Colorado Senate Committee Passes Bill (HB 21-1090) to Double Legal Cannabis Possession, Clear Past Convictions

It’s possible that Colorado could end up with double the legal amount of cannabis possession allowed, but HB 21-1090 is still making its way through the state legislative process.  The next step for the bill was a state Senate committee hearing April 22, through which, according to NORML, the bill…

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Mayor Of Birmingham, Alabama To Issue Blanket Pardons For 15,000 Pot Convictions

Birmingham, Alabama Mayor Randall Woodfin announced on Tuesday that blanket pardons would be issued for cannabis convictions going back more than 30 years, giving up to 15,000 people even more reason to celebrate on 4/20. And in another move by state leaders to mark the high holiday, the Alabama Democratic…

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NY marijuana bill: What it means for New Yorkers, past convictions

New York is expected to pass a bill Tuesday that would legalize adult-use recreational marijuana, as well as address past marijuana convictions. Anthony Posada, an attorney with the Legal Aid Society, broke down all the details of the bill, including what’s actually legal (and still off limits), and why it…

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Illinois officials say they’ve expunged 500,000 cannabis convictions

Illinois officials say they’ve expunged 500,000 cannabis convictions | Leafly Leafly Leafly ® Loading… Search Leafly Where are you from? noyes Remember me for 30 days. I confirm that this is not a shared device. Darn! You’re not old enough to use Leafly. Redirecting you to By accessing this site,…

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Colorado Governor Pardons Thousands Of Pot Convictions

Colorado Gov. Jared Polis issued nearly 3,000 pardons for low-level marijuana convictions on Thursday, making good on calls to clear the records of people convicted of offenses no longer illegal under state law. The Democratic governor issued the pardons for thousands of convictions for possession of one ounce or less…

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Michigan May Be The Next State To Clear Cannabis Convictions

Potentially hundreds of thousands of Michiganders could soon be in line to have previous marijuana offenses expunged, thanks to a sweeping legislative package that is on the verge of becoming law. A total of six bills are heading to Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s desk after clearing the final round of…

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