Michigan Gov. Whitmer signs bill expunging certain marijuana convictions

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Gov. Whitmer signed the ‘Clean Slate’ reform crime bill which will be a ‘game-changer’ for those seeking opportunities in housing and employment

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer signed a bill today clearing certain marijuana offences from the records of hundreds.

According to WWMT, the bill has been dubbed The “Clean Slate” Criminal Reform Bill. Reps from Whitmer’s office say those who have committed “one or more marijuana offenses” could be cleared if it would have not been a crime after Dec. 6, 2018, when using marijuana recreationally would have been a crime.

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“These bipartisan bills are a game-changer for people who are seeking opportunities for employment, housing, and more, and they will help ensure a clean slate for hundreds of thousands of Michiganders. This is also an opportunity to grow our workforce and expand access to job training and education for so many people. I am proud to sign these bills today alongside Lt. Gov. Gilchrist and many of the bipartisan leaders who worked on them,” Whitmer said about the bill.

Garlin Gilchrist, the Lieutenant Governor of Michigan, said criminal reform has…



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