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Washington Bill to Allow Expungement of Cannabis Convictions Receives Public Hearing Date

House Bill 1041, a proposal to allow for the expungement of cannabis possession misdemeanors in Washington State, has received a public hearing date in the House Public Safety Committee, the first step towards the proposal being approved through the committee. The hearing will take place at 10AM on January 16th at the John L O’Brien …

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Proposal to Defelonize Personal Drug Possession Filed in Washington State, Receives Public Hearing Date

State Representative Sherry Appleton has filed House Bill 1024, a proposal to remove felony charges for the personal possession of illegal substances, reducing the charge to a simple (non-gross) misdemeanor. According to an official state fiscal note on defelonizing personal drug possession, the proposal would save the state millions of dollars every year, would free …

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