States Enact Legislation Facilitating Expungement For Low-Level Crimes

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Governors in two western states have signed legislation into law to facilitate the process of permitting those past criminal convictions to have their records expunged. In Utah, Republican Gov. Gary Herbert signed House Bill 431: The Clean Slate Act into law. The measure creates a process for the automatic expungement and deletion of certain criminal […]

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Utah: Lawmakers Replace Voter-Initiated Medical Marijuana Law

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Lawmakers voted in a special legislative session on Monday to replace the state’s voter-initiated medical cannabis access program. The former law, Proposition 2: The Utah Medical Cannabis Act – was approved by 53 percent of voters on November 6. NORML Executive Director Erik Altieri criticized lawmakers’ decision. “Lawmakers should have respected the will of the […]

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Utah: Medical Access Initiative Certified For 2018 Ballot

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State regulators today certified a voter-initiated medical cannabis access measure for the 2018 ballot. Officials announced that proponents gathered nearly 154,000 validated initiative signatures from registered voters — far exceeding the total necessary to place the measure before a statewide vote. The Utah Medical Cannabis Act permits qualified patients to obtain either herbal cannabis or […]

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Utah: Proponents Of 2018 Medical Cannabis Ballot Measure Achieve Signature Milestone

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Proponents of a proposed 2018 medicalization initiative have gathered an estimated 160,000 signatures and appear poised to place the measure on the November ballot. Last week, a representative from the Lt. Governor’s Office said that officials have already validated 117,000 signatures from registered voters — more than than the 113,000 necessary to qualify for the […]

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