Measure to Seal Past Cannabis Convictions Approved by Colorado Senate Judiciary Committee

A proposal to allow those with past cannabis convictions to have them sealed from their recordcannagavel – meaning they wouldn’t appear in background checks – was approved with a 3 to 2 vote by Colorado’s Senate Judiciary Committee.

The proposal, Senate Bill 218, would allow anyone with a past cannabis conviction that’s now legal under Amendment 64 (the possession of up to an ounce) to have it sealed from their record, even if the conviction occurred years before the state voted to legalize cannabis.

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