State completes the legal process four years ahead of 2025 deadline. The governor of Iliinois has erased nearly 500,000 cannabis-related criminal records in the state. J B Pritzker cleared the state’s non-felony marijuana cases, along with 9,219 low-level cannabis convictions to start 2021. The Democratic politician signed legislation in 2019 legalising recreational marijuana use in Illinois, which started last year. – Read the entire article at Independent.