Two marijuana related bills are now pending in the Washington Legislature.
One would let people have their old misdemeanor marijuana possession convictions vacated / expunged off their criminal records.
The other would block police from arresting medical marijuana patients.
Both bills are a Legislative follow in response to Initiative 502 (Marijuana Legalization Initiative) which became law on December 6, 2012, which allows adults over 21 to possess up to an ounce (28 grams) of marijuana for personal consumption within the State of Washington. However, these bills face opposition from state prosecutors which may prevent their passage. So stay tuned.
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