100,000 Marijuana Convictions Expunged in Missouri After Legalization

Missouri state officials have expunged the marijuana-related criminal records of more than 100,000 individuals since cannabis was legalized for recreational use. The adult-use marijuana legalization law came into effect on December 8, 2022, following a voter-approved ballot on the issue the previous month. The change to Missouri’s marijuana laws included a provision stipulating that officials must expunge nonviolent cannabis-related convictions within one year. “This automatic expungement of marijuana cases ...

February 24, 2024|0 Comments

With an estimated 40,000 Americans incarcerated for marijuana arrests, offenses continue to be a hot topic among advocates for legalization. Opportunities for expungement often come with state’s recreational bills, and The Marijuana Opportunity Reinvestment and Expungement (MORE) Act is a retroactive bipartisan bill that aims to automatically drop federal convictions at no cost to the individuals. Keep up with the latest news on expungements and pardons, cannabis arrests and current convictions. 

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