Tag: Convictions

U.S. Virgin Islands Calls for People with Cannabis Convictions To Reach Out for Expungements

U.S. Virgin Islands Gov. Albert Bryan Jr. recently called out to residents with cannabis convictions to contact the government to determine if those convictions are eligible for expungement. The territory’s cannabis law, Act No. 8679, dictates that any cannabis convictions be automatically expunged if it involves an individual in possession of two ounces of cannabis […]

Democrats Seek Updated Federal Financial Rules for Cannabis Business Owners With Weed Convictions

A group of Democratic lawmakers has written a letter to federal financial regulators calling on them to update rules that hinder cannabis business owners with past convictions for marijuana-related crimes. In the letter to the Treasury Department, 20 Democratic Senators and members of the House of Representatives wrote that the proposed change “would be an […]

Missouri Expunged Nearly 100K MJ Convictions in a Year, Despite Missing Deadlines

Just over a year ago, Missouri voters approved Amendment 3 to legalize cannabis possession and sales for adults over 21. While witnessing how quickly the market found its footing, with sales beginning less than three months later on Feb. 3, 2023, perhaps more impressive is the state’s commitment to cannabis-related expungements. Under Amendment 3, all […]

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