Marijuana legalization and expungement in early 2021

The Collateral Consequences Resource Center, with support from the Drug Enforcement and Policy Center, produced a report and an accompanying infographic that summarize the groundbreaking criminal reforms enacted this year as part of marijuana legalization and situate them in the national context.

The report finds that: “With broad public support now for legalization, there is growing enthusiasm and bipartisan goodwill around state marijuana reforms, which in turn allows room for policy innovation. In early 2021, this was particularly evident with four states authorizing expansive marijuana expungement and other criminal reforms, along with social equity measures, in conjunction with legalization.”

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