Past Marijuana Convictions, Now Legal Under Amendment 64, Could Be Sealed

COLORADO: Coloradans convicted of a marijuana offense that would have been legal had  been in place could petition to have their records sealed under a bipartisan proposal unveiled Tuesday evening in the state Senate.

Senate Bill 218, which was granted late bill status and comes with just days until the 2014 session concludes, would allow residents to file a petition with district courts to have their records sealed — a move, say some lawmakers and pot advocates, that could impact thousands of residents.

Amendment 64 went into effect in December 2012 and allows for the possession of up to an ounce of marijuana for Coloradans age 21 and over. Moreover, it allows for adults to grow and cultivate their own marijuana.

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