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Pennsylvania announces a pardon program for small-time marijuana offenses

Posted on AllSides September 2nd, 2022
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Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf announced a large-scale initiative to pardon those convicted for certain marijuana offenses.

People will be able to apply for a pardon this month if they were convicted for one of two crimes: possession of marijuana or personal use of cannabis under 30 grams, if they have no other criminal convictions.

“I am committed to doing everything in my power to support Pennsylvanians who have been adversely affected by a minor marijuana offense on their record,” Mr. Wolf, a Democrat, said in a Thursday statement announcing the...

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