Thousands of Californians will have their misdemeanor pot convictions expunged automatically and thousands more may have felony cases re-categorized, after San Francisco District Attorney George Gascón announced plans to make the state’s pot legalization law apply retroactively on Wednesday. Gascón’s jurisdiction limits his reach here. Tens if not hundreds of thousands of other Califo
With marijuana legalization, some crimes are no longer crimes. Cases as old as the 1970s will be dismissed and erased.
Citing legal pot law, San Francisco prosecutor is wiping out misdemeanor cannabis convictions and reconsidering felony cases