Free Clinic Helps Fresno Residents Clear Cannabis-Related Crimes; Gain Meaningful Employment

The National Diversity and Inclusion Cannabis Alliance (NDICA), the Fresno County Public Defender's Office, and Element 7 will host a free expungement clinic on Saturday, June 29 - paving the way for Fresno residents with minor drug-related criminal records to enter the legal and licensed cannabis industry to gain meaningful employment.

Volunteers from the Fresno County Public Defender’s Office will be available at the clinic to provide free legal assistance to Fresno residents with drug-related criminal records, including Prop 64 and Prop 47. Public defenders will also be available to begin the process of full expungements for residents with more serious criminal records.

Eventbrite details can be found here.

Date:              June 29, 2019

Time:             10am – 4pm PT

Location:      The Big Red Church / First Congregational Church

Address:       2131 N. Van Ness Blvd, Fresno, CA 93704 (Map)

Media Contact:    

Marilyn Cowley (PREM PR), (650) 218 2205,

Notes For Press: Representatives for The Fresno Country Public Defender’s Office, NDICA and Element 7 will be available for comment. Aaron Foster II, a Fresno resident who was profiled in the Washington Post’s article on Fresno’s cannabis wars, will be expunging his record and is available for interview. Other attendees may also be willing to speak to the press.

Source: NDICA - National Diversity and Inclusion Cannabis Alliance


Categories: Society

Tags: cannabis, Fresno, law

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