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News You Can Use

Joan Esposito

WCPT-AM - December 8, 2020

Illinois has also been expunging the records of people who were arrested for what is no longer illegal use of marijuana and there is a move at the federal level to do the same, to rollback federal laws against marijuana. There is a new state-funded initiative to help people try

WEEK IN ILLINOIS 12/4/20 – Pot Convictions

The Pantagraph - December 3, 2020

New Leaf Illinois, a legal group intended to help people with low-level marijuana convictions in Illinois clear their records, launched last month with state funding as part of the state's cannabis legalization. View Story

New program in state will help people clear marijuana convictions

WeedGO - December 2, 2020

When Illinois legalized recreational cannabis, Governor JB Pritzker made it clear that the state's intention was not only to open a legal market for the drug, but also to ensure that people who had been arrested or convicted of marijuana-related offenses had their records erased. “We are ending the 50-year

Illinois Launches Expungement Assistance Initiative

Ganjapreneur - December 2, 2020

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

Group to Help Expunge Weed Convictions

WGEM - WGEM News Today - November 30, 2020

A new Illinois legal group will help people with marijuana convictions clear their records. New Leaf Illinois launched earlier this month as part of the state's law legalizing recreational cannabis. Under the law, people with low-level marijuana convictions can have their records expunged. New Leaf, a state-sponsored program, will help

Group to Help Expunge Weed Convictions

WLS-AM - ABC RADIO Mancow - November 30, 2020

A new legal group will help people with marijuana convictions clear their records. New Leaf Illinois launched earlier this month as part of the state's law legalizing recreational pot. Under the law people with low-level pot convictions can have their records expunged. New Leaf which is a state sponsored program

Legal Help in Illinois

WFIE - NBC 14 Sunrise 5am - November 30, 2020

Help could be available for those with marijuana convictions in Illinois. That's all thanks to a new state sponsored legal group New Leaf Illinois launched earlier this month. It's part of the state's law legalizing recreational cannabis. Under the law, people with low-level marijuana convictions can have their records expunged.