One of the requirements of the new marijuana law was to help those who had faced convictions in the past of marijuana and the use or possession and there’s a new group forming today, New Leaf Illinois launching an effort to help with expungement of those records. Beth Johnson is with the Equal Justice Foundation she joins us now. Beth welcome, so tell me about this idea of these different groups forming together to try to help when it comes to expungement. So New Leaf Illinois is a state funded network of legal and advocacy organizations.
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WGN Radio 720 - November 19th, 2020