NJ Spotlight News

Expungement of marijuana convictions slowed by bottlenecks

Clip: 10/10/2022 | 4m 15s | Video has closed captioning.

When Gov. Phil Murphy signed the law empowering New Jersey courts to automatically expunge more than 360,000 criminal convictions involving small amounts of marijuana, social justice advocates considered it a good beginning. But they’re concerned that expungement is not happening as quickly as they had envisioned because of logistical bottlenecks.

Aired: 10/10/22

Rating: NR

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