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Gov. Hickenlooper: Colorado considering dismissing non-violent marijuana convictions

Alex Pasquariello
The Cannabist

Gov. John Hickenlooper delivering the Colorado State of the State address at the Colorado State Capitol on Jan. 11 in Denver.

Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper had a meeting Monday morning to discuss the state's efforts to dismiss marijuana convictions for non-violent convictions.

The state's Democratic governor confirmed the meeting in an interview Monday with news network Cheddar. He also said he's had "informal" discussions with other governors on how to handle non-violent marijuana convictions.

"It's roughly 40 cases (in Colorado) where we can be absolutely sure there was no violence involved in sentencing," Hickenlooper told Cheddar.

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