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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. 
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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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Illinois pardons 11,000 cannabis convictions on eve of legalization

Just one day before Illinois opened its first legal cannabis stores, Governor J.B. Pritzker granted pardons to more than 11,000 people with misdemeanor cannabis convictions. 
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