March 17, 2015 WeedLush

State Supreme Court Ruling Clears Way For Marijuana Convictions To Be Erased

Thousands of people arrested in Connecticut for marijuana possession now have the right to get their convictions erased after the state Supreme Court ruled Monday that the violation had been downgraded to the same legal level as a parking ticket. The 7-0 ruling came in the case of former Manchester and Bolton resident Nicholas Menditto, who had asked for his convictions to be overturned after the Legislature decriminalized possession of small amounts of pot in 2011.


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