Feds hint at amnesty on marijuana charges, but not until after legalization


The Washington state Senate just passing a Bill that would throw out past marijuana convictions for thousands of people. Komo's Brian Calvert. With more on the amnesty plan now headed for the house. Legislation was sponsored by democrat Joe win who says the. Demeanor convictions were part of a failed war on drugs that disproportionately impacted communities of color as well as low income people under the Bill all past misdemeanor marijuana possession. Charges would be raised according to the Washington state patrol. That means sixty eight thousand convictions would vanish from the books. Republican Senator Mike Patton poses the Bill saying it's too broad of a brush it doesn't take into account. The plea bargains that may have lowered charges for some of those

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