Seattle’s Expungements may Guide Canada to Erase Marijuana Crime Records

By, Jessica Brown Recreational cannabis has been legal in Washington since 2012, and medical use has been legal since 1998. In 2003, Seattle voted in favor of Initiative 75, making cannabis possession arrests the lowest priority for law enforcement. Between 1996 and 2010, more than 500 people were convicted for misdemeanor cannabis possession, 46 percent […]