Spectrum News1: New Marijuana Law Expunges Convictions for Many

“Some experts recommend those with certain immigration statuses who might benefit from expungement to talk to a lawyer.

Eli Northrup with The Bronx Defenders says communities of color have been largely impacted by marijuana laws.

“Even though, white people, people of color use [marijuana] at similar rates, people of color are the ones arrested, convicted and prosecuted for marijuana offenses,” he said.”

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