Connecticut legislature’s Judiciary Committee is working on a bill that would reconsider cannabis-related offenses following Gov. Ned Lamont's (D) announcement that thousands of CT residents convicted of weed possession would have their records cleared in an automated erasure method. 

About The Bill

The measure, "An Act Concerning the Prosecution of Cannabis-related Cases and Modification of Sentences for Cannabis-related Offenses," would order review sentencing hearings for residents serving time on marijuana-related charges and "potentially discharge them or release them on probation if good cause is shown," per CT News Junkie.

It would also “direct the Division of Criminal Justice to cease prosecution of any pending cannabis-related cases, if such activity being prosecuted has since been made legal, and to require review …

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