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Biden to pardon all federal offenses of simple marijuana possession

1 month ago   |   By The Washington Post

The president is urging all governors to do the same on state offenses of civil possession of marijuana. He is also asking Health and Human Services Secretary Xavier Becerra and Attorney General Merrick Garland to review how the drug is treated under federal law.
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President Biden pardons thousands for 'simple possession' of marijuana

President Biden pardons thousands for 'simple possession' of marijuana

1 month ago   |   By KMBC

President Joe Biden is pardoning thousands of Americans convicted of "simple possession" of marijuana, as his administration takes a dramatic step toward decriminalization.
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Biden pardons thousands for 'simple possession' of marijuana

Biden pardons thousands for 'simple possession' of marijuana

1 month ago   |   By WGN TV

WASHINGTON - President Joe Biden is pardoning thousands of Americans convicted of “simple possession” of marijuana, as his administration takes a dramatic step toward decriminalizing the drug and addressing charging practices that disproportionately impact people of color.
He is also calling on governors to issue similar pardons for those convicted of state marijuana offenses, which reflect the vast majority of marijuana possession cases.
Biden, in a statement, said the move reflects his position that “no one should be in jail just for using or possessing marijuana.”
President Biden on...
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Biden pardons thousands for ‘simple possession' of marijuana

1 month ago   |   By Boston Herald

By ZEKE MILLER and CHRIS MEGERIAN
WASHINGTON - President Joe Biden is pardoning thousands of Americans convicted of “simple possession” of marijuana under federal law, as his administration takes a dramatic step toward decriminalizing the drug and addressing charging practices that disproportionately impact people of color.
Biden's move also covers thousands convicted of the crime in the District of Columbia. He is also calling on governors to issue similar pardons for those convicted of state marijuana offenses, which reflect the vast majority of marijuana possession cases.
Biden, in a...
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