Newly Signed MN Marijuana Law to 'Wipe Away' Minor Offenses

Posted on AllSides June 1st, 2023
From The Center

Two months from today, Minnesota will begin the process of removing low-level marijuana convictions for those who have them on their criminal records. It is part of the legalization bill signed into law earlier this week. For most minor convictions, those who are affected can expect an automatic expungement. Past offenses will no longer be in public view, meaning they will not show up in places like background checks for jobs. Munira Mohamed, policy associate for the ACLU of Minnesota, said the action is a long time coming in addressing...

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