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Posted: Thursday, March 13, 2014 6:00 pm | Updated: 7:02 pm, Thu Mar 13, 2014.

DENVER — Some people convicted of possessing small amounts of marijuana can ask for those convictions to be thrown out under the law that legalized recreational marijuana in Colorado, the state’s second-highest court ruled Thursday.

The Colorado Court of Appeals said people whose cases were under appeal when Amendment 64 took effect in December 2012 are eligible to have their convictions reversed.

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