Congressional Comm. Approves Expungement For Prior Cannabis Convictions & Other Criminal Justice Reforms

House Judiciary Committee, chaired by Rep. Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) approved a series of criminal justice reform bills, including bipartisan proposals to expunge records of those convicted of prior federal marijuana crimes, to provide funding to states that implement automatic expungement systems and codify retroactive relief for people incarcerated due to on crack-cocaine sentencing disparities, reported Marijuana Moment, noting that Wednesday’s action comes some five months after the full chamber passed a cannabis legalization bill for the second time that also included expungements provisions.

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