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Biden to pardon simple federal marijuana possession convictions

1 month ago   |   By NPR

The pardons will be done through an administration process to be developed by the Justice Department, administration officials told reporters; it will cover citizens and lawful permanent residents. (Image credit: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)
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Biden to pardon thousands convicted of marijuana possession

Biden to pardon thousands convicted of marijuana possession

1 month ago   |   By NBC News

President Joe Biden on Thursday announced he will take executive action to pardon thousands of people convicted of marijuana possession under federal law. "Send
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Biden pardons thousands for 'simple possession' of marijuana

1 month ago   |   By ABC

He is also calling on governors to issue similar pardons for those convicted of state marijuana offenses.
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Biden to pardon marijuana offenses, call for review of federal law

Biden to pardon marijuana offenses, call for review of federal law

1 month ago   |   By Politico

President Joe Biden is planning to issue an executive order pardoning all people convicted of simple marijuana possession under federal law, senior administration officials said on Thursday, in what amounts to the most extensive White House action taken to date in U.S. drug policy. The president will also be urging governors to do the same for cases regarding state offenses of civil possession of marijuana. In addition, he is asking the Secretary of Health and Human Services and the Attorney General to “expeditiously” review how marijuana is scheduled under federal law. Currently...
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Biden Pardons Thousands of People Convicted of Marijuana Possession Under Federal Law

1 month ago   |   By NY Times

The president will also urge governors to follow his lead for people convicted on state charges of possession, officials say.
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