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  • Expunging marijuana convictions would be easy under new Michigan bill

    Steve Neavling|Oct 24, 2019

    Nearly a year after Michigan voters approved the legalization of recreational marijuana, residents with pot-related convictions still have no recourse to clear their criminal records. That would change under a bipartisan bill, introduced this week by state Reps. Isaac Robinson and Jewell Jones, that is aimed at providing a fresh start for up to 235,000 Michigan residents with pot-related convictions. Marijuana convictions can be a barrier to accessing jobs, loans, housing, education, and some... Full story