Boulder County district attorney wants to toss 4,000 past marijuana convictions

Boulder County district attorney wants to Throw 4,000 Beyond marijuana convictions

The Boulder County District Attorney’s Office is preparing to vacate and seal tens of thousands of marijuana possession convictions in light of voters legalizing marijuana in 2012.

Boulder County Assistant District Attorney Ken Kupfner said the DA’s office have a peek back through its documents and identified about 4,000 marijuana possession convictions since 2008 that would no longer be crimes with the passing of Amendment 64.

While the office pulled numbers out of 2008 as a starting point and to get an idea of how many ownership cases were being processed annually pre-Amendment 64, Kupfner said the goal is to finally clear older convictions as well.

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Published at Fri, 30 Nov 2018 20:44:54 +0000

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