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Entertainers and athletes double down on Presidential request for mass cannabis pardons

Athletes and entertainers help The Weldon Project remind President Biden about cannabis expungements and campaign promises.
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Biden Exploring Clemency For Non-Violent Federal Drug Inmates, Advocates Want All Pot Prisoners Released

Biden Exploring Clemency For Non-Violent Federal Drug Inmates, Advocates Want All Pot Prisoners Released
President Biden is considering using his executive authority to grant clemency to people serving federal prison sentences for certain non-violent d…

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Illinois officials say they’ve expunged 500,000 cannabis convictions

Gov. J.B. Pritzker pardoned 9,210 low-level marijuana convictions. Illinois police erased 492,000 others.
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How The Cannabis Industry Can Help Expunged Individuals Enter The Legal Market

How The Cannabis Industry Can Help Expunged Individuals Enter The Legal Market
Efforts are underway to expunge the cannabis records of imprisoned individuals in select states, and proponents of marijuana reform are hoping the MORE Act is passed. 
The p…

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You can help free America’s cannabis prisoners. Here’s how

Yes, people are in prison just for marijuana. Here are their names and what you can do to help release them.
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Maine governor issues historic pardon to tribal attorney for 1968 cannabis conviction

Don Gellers had been ‘singled out and targeted’ to stop the Passamaquoddy tribe’s land claims.
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