In 2012, the state of Washington legalized the possession of marijuana for recreational purposes. In 2015, the state of Oregon did the same. Still, marijuana and its possession is technically illegal under federal law. A plethora of litigation is expected in both state and federal courts due to this clash of culture and laws. By seeking representation by Hoover Law Group, your rights will be protected and fought for in the new world of legalized marijuana. Regarding past convictions involving marijuana, expungement actions can be taken to clear criminal records.