It joins three other communities around Colorado using state money to offer housing, job training and mental health services to people instead of incarceration.
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The Denver marijuana enterprise made large amounts of money from "looping," a practice where some customers would repeatedly return to the same store to buy marijuana intended for black market sale.
In Boulder, 13 people have applied and four were eligible for an expungement. In Denver, 48 people have applied so far.
The program will help people vacate convictions for any marijuana offense now legal under state law. The city estimates around 10,000 convictions could be eligible.
No charges for police who detained reporter taking photos.
Senate Minority Leader Sen. Lucia Guzman said that Republican Senate leaders are “re-victimizing the victims” by refusing to introduce the resolution.
A lawsuit filed last week is seeking damages after acquittal from a 1988 rape conviction.
Law enforcement officials say access to interstate highways and the marijuana industry are factors in Denver's high sex trafficking rate.
The race to replace Mitch Morrissey is already three times as expensive as last time there was a competitive run for the office.