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MN Expunges 58,000 Cannabis Records

Minnesota has expunged almost 58,000 misdemeanor marijuana convictions from the state Criminal History System (CHS), according to the Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension.

The BCA says a total of 57,780 records have been expunged almost three months ahead of schedule, coming after the Adult-Use Cannabis Act became law in August.

As well as legalizing personal possession of marijuana for adults 21 and over, the law also green-lit the automatic expungement of certain marijuana convictions for thousands of Minnesotans.