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San Francisco Uses Tech To Expunge Thousands of Unfair Marijuana Convictions

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San Francisco Uses Tech To Expunge Thousands of Unfair Marijuana Convictions

Emma McGowan
Mar 8, 2019 - 5:00
San Francisco Uses Tech To Expunge Thousands of Unfair Marijuana Convictions

As states on both coasts pivot from the war on drugs to legalized marijuana, an increasing number of cities are choosing to clear past marijuana convictions. The latest — and the biggest to date — is San Francisco, which teamed up with Code for America to identify and expunge 9,362 marijuana convictions dating back to 1975. The city announced plans for this mass purge of marijuana...

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One Reply to “San Francisco Uses Tech To Expunge Thousands of Unfair Marijuana Convictions”

  1. “Then let’s go back & repair some of the harm”. I get the sentiment in that statement and this is a start to repairing damage, but I certainly hope they plan to take it further by giving those harmed individuals easy access/training so they can participate in and benefit from this burgeoning industry.

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