New Yorkers with previous marijuana convictions will have their records wiped clean under the new legalization law
- New York Governor signed a law on Wednesday that legalizes
marijuanause for adults.
- The law allows adults to possess up to three ounces of marijuana.
- People who were convicted for possession up to the legal amount will have their sentences expunged.
The criminal records of people previously convicted of marijuana-related crimes in New York will be expunged under a new law passed in the state.
New York Governor signed the bill into law on Wednesday, legalizing marijuana for adults across the state.The new law will allow New Yorkers to possess three ounces of marijuana or less, and will let them grow up to three marijuana plants at home.
It will also allow people involved in the illegal marijuana market as well as people with past marijuana convictions to take part in the new legal market.
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