Philadelphia Indian Community - PhiladelphiaIndian.com
| | | | | | | | | | |
 


 

Alaska bill eases pre-2015 convictions for marijuana


Costa Rica,Immigration/Law/Rights


Author : Indo Asian News Service

Immigration/Law/Rights, Costa Rica Read Latest News and Articles

Share With Your Friends

Add To My Favorite     Add A Picture

Add an Article

View All Contributions

San Francisco, April 16 (IANS) Alaskan authorities have passed a bill that will give better job opportunities to people who were convicted of marijuana possession before it was legalised in the US state in 2015.

The bill, passed on Sunday, will bar the public from accessing records of people charged with simple possession of marijuana, Xinhua news agency reported.

The bill, if cleared, will not expunge any marijuana possession conviction, but only seal it from the public, thus removing barriers for those who "made mistakes" in possessing marijuana in the past to look for better jobs.

Alaska became the third US state to legalise recreational marijuana on February 24, 2015, which allowed Alaskans aged 21 or older to buy and possess marijuana.

--IANS

and/ksk/vm



Latest Showbiz News

View More News


More News Articles

Priyanka Chopra's Assamese film to release on October 26

When Badshah left everything for Arjun Kapoor

'Love Sonia' inspires man to help trafficked girls monetarily

Kejriwal wishes Maken speedy recovery

Producing any film never easy: Siddharth Roy Kapur


Our website is made possible by displaying online advertisements to our visitors.
Please consider supporting us by disabling your ad blocker.