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Washington Lawmakers Approve Bill Expunging 69,000 Cannabis Convictions

Washington Lawmakers Approve Bill Expunging 69,000 Cannabis Convictions

The Washington state House of Representatives has approved a bill expunging nearly 69,000 misdemeanor cannabis convictions, according to The News Tribune.

The bill, which originated in the Senate, passed the House in a 69-29 vote on Tuesday and now returns to the Senate for the reconciliation of one amendment added by state representatives. The House amendment specifies that the bill would also apply to misdemeanor cannabis convictions resulted from municipal rules in addition to those charges brought under state law.

Washington Lawmakers Approve Bill Expunging 69,000 Cannabis Convictions

Washington Lawmakers Approve Bill Expunging 69,000 Cannabis Convictions






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