Vermonters seek to erase pot convictions

Posted: June 23, 2018 at 3:57 a.m.

Steven Martin works with Chittenden County State’s Attorney Sarah George in Burlington, Vt., on paperwork to remove a minor marijuana conviction from his record.

Despite its name, hippie reputation and liberal spirit, Vermont hasn't always been kind to pot smokers. Now, as the state moves to legalize weed beyond medical use, those punished in the past for marijuana misdemeanors are seeking forgiveness.

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