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New Jersey Mayors Want Pot Convictions Expunged (1 Viewer)

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https://www.wsj.com/articles/new-jersey-mayors-want-pot-convictions-expunged-11548878854

Newark mayor says he would oppose opening dispensaries in his city without expungement

A coalition of New Jersey mayors on Wednesday called for the expungement of marijuana-related offenses, as state lawmakers hammer out a deal to legalize the recreational use of the drug.

Newark Mayor Ras Baraka, a Democrat, said he wants state lawmakers to expunge the criminal records of anyone convicted of possessing or selling 50 grams or less of marijuana. State lawmakers are currently considering expunging criminal records for 28 grams or less. Possession over an ounce but less than 50 grams would result in a $50 civic...[paywall]
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Recreational pot coming to NJ. Still not tempted to move back there, though.
 

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