Marijuana Expungements In Tempe
In 2020, Prop 207 passed in the state of Arizona changing the state policies surrounding marijuana use and possession. The passing of this proposition allows people over the age of 21 to possess and use recreational marijuana. Some past marijuana convictions also became eligible for expungements.
If you are looking to expunge a marijuana offense, then you should consult with a marijuana expungement attorney. When working with our law firm, you will have an experienced attorney who is approachable, accommodating and affordable. We offer free consultations to help you determine what your next steps need to be.
What Changes Did Prop 207 Make To Marijuana Policies In Arizona?
In 2020, Prop 207 legalized the possession and use of marijuana for people 21 and older. It will no longer be a felony or misdemeanor to possess a certain amount of marijuana. People are also able to grow up to six plants in their homes.
Proposition 207 also allows anyone who has been convicted of certain types of marijuana related crimes to petition for expungement. If you are looking for help in expunging your record of a marijuana related offense, you can contact our firm for a free consultation.
Is A Marijuana Conviction Eligible For The Expungement?
A.R.S. § 36-2862 allows some people to petition the court for an order that seals their marijuana related criminal record. People who have been arrested, charged convicted or acquitted of any of the following offenses can be eligible for an expungement:
- Possessing, consuming or transporting two and one-half ounces or less of marijuana, of which not more than twelve and one-half grams was in the form of marijuana concentrate.
- Possessing, transporting, cultivating or processing not more than six marijuana plants at the individual's primary residence for personal use.
- Possessing, using or transporting paraphernalia relating to the cultivation, manufacture, processing or consumption of marijuana.