Denver’s new program to erase low-level marijuana convictions launches Saturday

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Starting Saturday, thousands of Denverites who were convicted of low-level marijuana offenses prior to legalization can begin the process to get those wiped off their record. The “Turn Over a New Leaf Program,” announced last month by Mayor Michael Hancock and District Attorney Beth McCann, is part of a wider effort to reverse the impact of the war on drugs that disproportionately affects Black and Latino communities.

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