Cannabis tax used to expunge criminal records
Cannabis tax has not delivered on funding addiction treatment! Not only has that promised been broken, but more concerningly, some of the ‘revenues’ have been used to expunge criminal records. One California grant will cover about 500 expungements and help cover the costs of a paralegal and interns.
Cannabis tax has not delivered on funding addiction treatment — but it has been used to expunge criminal records. One California grant will cover about 500 expungements and help cover the costs of a paralegal and interns.
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