An initiative in Illinois dubbed the “New Leaf Illinois” aims to help people arrested for cannabis crimes get their records expunged, the Peoria Journal Star reports. The initiative is funded by the Illinois Equal Justice Foundation (IEJF), an organization that grew out of a 1999 law that distributes state funds to “legal aid” efforts by non-profits and initiatives. The group consists of 20 nonprofits who will pass out funds set aside by Illinois’ 2019 cannabis legalization law.
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