Kim Foxx To Start Expungement for Marijuana Cases

Cook County State’s Attorney Kim Foxx said she is still on track to begin wiping clean thousands of minor cannabis convictions in the coming months, but acknowledges that her office is still trying to determine how exactly to implement her bold plan.

She also said in an interview with the Sun-Times last week that her office was also taking a look at her office policy toward prosecuting those arrested for the sale of marijuana, but said the review was still in its early stages.

During a January speech to the City Club of Chicago, Foxx first voiced her support for the full legalization of weed and announced that her office would “pursue the expungement of all misdemeanor marijuana convictions.”

The announcement was met with both rousing applause from the clout-heavy City Club attendees as well as fawning support from internet denizens from Chicago a