Brooklyn District Attorney Eric Gonzalez Dismisses Over 3,500 Marijuana Cases Following Legalization

The Cases, Dating Back to the 1970s, Remained Open Mostly Because of Warrants; About 240 Active Cases Previously Dismissed, Virtually Clearing the Docket in Brooklyn

Brooklyn District Attorney Eric Gonzalez Dismisses Over 3,500 Marijuana Cases Following Legalization

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Brooklyn District Attorney Eric Gonzalez today asked the Court to dismiss 3,578 marijuana cases that remained on the docket …

What NY’s Marijuana Legalization Law Means for Immigrants

Advocates are cheered by a provision of the newly-passed MRTA law, which will establish a process for immigrant New Yorkers to vacate past marijuana convictions in court, to ensure past offenses don’t jeopardize their status.

What NY’s Marijuana Legalization Law Means for Immigrants

A store in New York selling cannabidiol (CBD) extract products, the non-psychoactive component of marijuana. – New York NY/USA-April 6, 2019 (Shutterstock)

By Jeanmarie …