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Conn. Court: Pot Decriminalization Not Retroactive

Connecticut’s second-highest court has ruled that the state’s decriminalization of possession of small amounts of marijuana in 2011 doesn’t apply retroactively and can’t be used to erase convictions that predate the law change.

12/24/2013