Illinois representative Jehan Gordon-Booth wants people with marijuana convictions to both know how they can start the process of clearing their records. The Peoria Democrat is helping announce the launch of New Leaf Illinois, an alliance providing free legal services to assist people in expunging or sealing cannabis convictions. She says minority groups have been disproportionately impacted by the war on drugs. You can find more details on that at newleafillinois.org.
All Things Considered
KWMU-FM - November 20th, 2020