Pennsylvania Gov Launches Mass Pardon Scheme for Those with Low-Level Marijuana Convictions

The governor and lieutenant governor of Pennsylvania announced a new month-long initiative to facilitate pardons for people with certain nonviolent cannabis convictions on their records. Gov. Tom Wolf (D) and Lt. Gov. John Fetterman (D) said they hope to pardon thousands of Pennsylvanians who are eligible for the relief with the assistance of the PA Marijuana Pardon Project and the state Board of Pardons. To be eligible, individuals must have [...]

September 16, 2022|0 Comments

With an estimated 40,000 Americans incarcerated for marijuana arrests, offenses continue to be a hot topic among advocates for legalization. Opportunities for expungement often come with state’s recreational bills, and The Marijuana Opportunity Reinvestment and Expungement (MORE) Act is a retroactive bipartisan bill that aims to automatically drop federal convictions at no cost to the individuals. Keep up with the latest news on expungements and pardons, cannabis arrests and current convictions. 

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