New statewide network helps get marijuana convictions expungedPosted by On

Illinois’ legalization of cannabis earlier this year means people with arrests or convictions for lower-level marijuana offenses can have their records expunged.

While misdemeanor arrests (for the possession of 30 grams or less of marijuana or the sale of up to 10 grams) that did not result in conviction are eligible for automatic expungement through the Illinois State Police, other records require more effort. That’s where New Leaf Illinois comes in.



Funded by in part by taxes generated from the sale of legal marijuana, New Leaf is a network of 20 legal aid organizations from around the state. A project of the Illinois Equal Justice Foundation, New Leaf launched Thursday to provide free legal advice to those seeking to erase marijuana convictions from their…

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