Expungement

The following states have enacted legislation explicitly permitting or facilitating the process of having past marijuana convictions expunged, vacated, otherwise set aside, or sealed from public view. In some states, the review and expungement process is performed automatically by local jurisdictions. In other cases, those with past convictions will need to actively petition their officials for an expungement.

* Automatic expungement process.
** Annulment process available for certain offenders.
*** Certain marijuana-related convictions may be sealed.
**** Those with certain convictions may be eligible for unconditional pardons from a state advisory board.