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Denver unveils new system for clearing marijuana convictions

Jan 09, 2019 - Associated Press

DENVER (AP) - A simplified program will make it easier for thousands of people to seek the elimination of low-level marijuana convictions that occurred in Denver before recreational use became legal in Colorado, officials said Wednesday.

Mayor Michael Hancock said the change "is about equity for our communities of color and individuals who were disproportionately impacted by low-level marijuana convictions that are no longer crimes in Colorado."

Based on a review of digitized court r...