Biden to pardon everyone convicted on federal marijuana possession charges

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Biden to pardon everyone convicted on federal marijuana possession chargesBiden to pardon everyone convicted on federal marijuana possession charge

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President Biden announced Thursday that he will pardon all individuals convicted on federal charges of simple marijuana possession, a move that the White House estimated wouldPresident Biden announced Thursday that he will pardon all individuals convicted on federal charges of simple marijuana possession, a move that the White House estimated would

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affect more than 6,500 people. The pardons, which many Democratic activists have been calling for, are Biden's most significant action to date in reforming America's drugaffect more than 6,500 people. The pardons, which many Democratic activists have been calling for, are Biden's most significant action to date in reforming America's drug

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laws. They are also a clear effort to boost turnout in next month's midterm election, which will decide whether the president's party can hold onto control oflaws. They are also a clear effort to boost turnout in next month's midterm election, which will decide whether the president's party can hold onto control of

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Congress. Asked about the timing of the announcement, which comes 32 days ahead of the election, an administration official who briefed reporters on the plan said that BidenCongress. Asked about the timing of the announcement, which comes 32 days ahead of the election, an administration official who briefed reporters on the plan said that Biden

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was looking to fulfill a campaign promise after Congress failed to take any action. "As I said when I ran for President, no one should be in jail just for using orwas looking to fulfill a campaign promise after Congress failed to take any action. "As I said when I ran for President, no one should be in jail just for using or

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possessing marijuana," Biden said in a series of tweets laying out the plan. As I’ve said before, no one should be in jail just for using or possessingpossessing marijuana," Biden said in a series of tweets laying out the plan. As I’ve said before, no one should be in jail just for using or possessing

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marijuana. Today, I’m taking steps to end our failed approach. Allow me to lay them out.— President Biden (@POTUS) October 6, 2022 "It's legal in many states, andmarijuana. Today, I’m taking steps to end our failed approach. Allow me to lay them out.— President Biden (@POTUS) October 6, 2022 "It's legal in many states, and

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criminal records for marijuana possession have led to needless barriers to employment, housing, and educational opportunities," he continued. "And that’s before you address thecriminal records for marijuana possession have led to needless barriers to employment, housing, and educational opportunities," he continued. "And that’s before you address the

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racial disparities around who suffers the consequences. While white and Black and brown people use marijuana at similar rates, Black and brown people are arrested, prosecuted, andracial disparities around who suffers the consequences. While white and Black and brown people use marijuana at similar rates, Black and brown people are arrested, prosecuted, and

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convicted at disproportionate rates."convicted at disproportionate rates."

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