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Massachusetts Throws Out More Than 21,000 Convictions In Drug Testing Scandal

The state's Supreme Judicial Court officially dismissed the drug convictions because of misconduct by a former state chemist who admitted to faking test results.

Massachusetts formally dropped more than 21,000 tainted drug convictions Thursday that were linked to a disgraced state chemist who in 2013 admitted to faking test results.

It's the largest single dismissal of convictions in U.S. history, according

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