Revised Marijuana Bill Could Erase 300,000 Criminal Convictions in New York State
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Revised Marijuana Bill Could Erase 300,000 Criminal Convictions in New York State

The bill has been in the legislature since 2013, was revised in 2017 and again after budget discussions in the last legislative session.

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June 17, 2019

New York (WKBW) -- As the end of the legislative session is on the horizon, the revised marijuana and taxation act is back in the spotlight in Albany.

Part of the bill focuses on those who'd been convicted of low level marijuana crimes. This bill would erase, even seal the records of 300,000 people.

The bill has been in the legislature since 2013, was revised in 2017 and again after budget discussions in the last legislative session.

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