“Lieutenant Governor Gavin Newsom said San Francisco’s move could serve as a model for other jurisdictions. ‘This example, one of many across our state, underscores the true promise of Proposition 64—providing new hope and opportunities to Californians, primarily people of color, whose lives were long ago derailed by a costly, broken and racially discriminatory system of marijuana criminalization,’ Newsom said. ‘This isn’t just an urgent issue of social justice here in California—it’s a model for the rest of the nation.’ ”

https://slate.com/news-and-politics/2018/02/san-francisco-set-to-dismiss-thousands-of-marijuana-convictions-dating-back-to-1975.html

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