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Cannabis law can erase criminal history for some Californians

Posted: 5:19 PM, Jan 17, 2018
Updated: 2018-01-18 01:19:09Z

SAN DIEGO (KGTV) - Proposition 64 did much more than just legalizing cannabis-use for California adults.

Thousands of people are now eligible to have past marijuana convictions reduced or completely wiped clean thanks to the new law. 

People convicted of state marijuana-related felonies and misdemeanors can petition their case to the courts  using this form.

The nonprofit Code for America has a free online tool, Clear My Record , walking people through the process.