California uses algorithm to scrub thousands of cannabis convictions


California Cleaning Marijuana is  now legal  in California, but an estimated one million people in the state still suffer the consequences of past cannabis convictions. Now, a new algorithm is making it far easier for Californians to have those convictions stricken from their records,  according to  BBC News  — thereby eliminating the barriers that accompany a criminal record. “We live in a technological age,” justice reform advocate Jay Jordan told the  BBC .

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